Marker Details

Dorrance House, John M.

09 Courtlandt Place

Houston , 77006

Gated community; National Register plaque just below marker
Directions: Courtlandt Place is a one block long boulevard, 1 block south of Westheimer/Elgin & west of Bagby Street/Spur 527; from boulevard entrance - even house numbers on the right, odd numbers on the left; marker mounted on exterior wall to the right, facing, of the front door

Key Time Period: 1893 - 1919 City Beautiful - WW I

Corretions/New Research:

Marker Text: (1852-1935) An early Houston cotton broker and business and civic leader, had this home built for his family in 1914. Designed by the noted Fort Worth architectural firm of Sanguinet and Staats, the house is an outstanding example of Mediterranean architecture. Prominent features of the structure include its arched windows and door openings, tile roof, and stucco finish. It remained in the Dorrance family until 1941.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1991
Marker Type: RTHL Marker
Historical Org: Texas Historical Commission (THC)

Key Map Information: 493 T

GPS Coordinates: 29 44.606, 95 22.917

Precinct No: 1

Marker No: 10650