Houston Deco: Houston's Modernistic Architecture
495 Orleans St. (at Bowie), Beaumont
Completed: 1937
Architects: F.W. Steinman & Son and Fred C. Stone
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, National Register of Historic Places

The now-vacant First National Bank building is the prime example of Art Deco architecture in Beaumont's financial district.

above | façade, 2007
detail (top) | entrance, 2007
detail (middle) | relief detail, 2007
detail (bottom) | relief detail, 2007

Photo by Jim Parsons
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