Marker Details

Clayton House

3500 Caroline

Houston , 77004

Construction completed, marker re-installed 2008
Directions: Part of Clayton Library complex, Center for Genealogical Research, HPL; building on north side of complex; marker facing parking area at south end of sidewalk leading to house

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

Corretions/New Research:

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Marker Text: Built in 1916-17, this Georgian revival house was the home of William L. Clayton (1880-1966), founder of Anderson, Clayton, & Co., a cotton trading firm. A leader in public service as well as business, Clayton was a principal architect of the Marshall Plan for economic recovery in Europe after World War II. The two-story brick home features Tuscan columns, paneled pilasters, elliptical fanlight over the front door, and fanlit dormers on the roof.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988
Marker Type: RTHL Marker
Historical Org: Texas Historical Commission (THC)

Key Map Information: 493 T

GPS Coordinates: 29 44.295, 95 22.552

Precinct No: 1

Marker No: 10632