Details for Wipprecht Home (Atlas Number 5507016361)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5507016361

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Marker Number 16361
Atlas Number 5507016361
Marker Title Wipprecht Home
Index Entry Wipprecht Home
Address 500 E. 29th Street
City Bryan
County Brazos
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 752035
UTM Northing 3396027
Subject Codes houses; Queen Anne architectural style
Marker Year 2010
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size RTHL medallion and 16" x 12" plaque
Marker Text WIPPRECHT HOUSE DESIGNED IN 1898 BY BRYAN ARCHITECT GEORGE WASHINGTON JENKINS, THIS HOME WAS CONSTRUCTED FOR JULIA KAPP WIPPRECHT, WHO WAS A WELL-KNOWN LOCAL PHILANTHROPIST. MRS. WIPPRECHT LIVED IN THE HOME UNTIL HER 1919 DEATH, AFTER WHICH HER SON, BUSINESSMAN WALTER WIPPRECHT, MOVED WITH HIS FAMILY INTO THE HOME. THE HOUSE REMAINED IN THE WIPPRECHT FAMILY UNTIL 1990, WHEN IT WAS SOLD BY WALTER’S GRANDDAUGHTER. THE TWO-STORY QUEEN ANNE-STYLE HOUSE FEATURES A CROSS-GABLED PLAN, PARTIAL-WIDTH FRONT PORCH, TEXTURED SHINGLES, AND DECORATIVE GABLE AND EAVE DETAILING. RECORDED TEXAS HISTORIC LANDMARK – 2010