Houston Deco: Houston's Modernistic Architecture
220 W. Defee Ave., Baytown
Historic name: Goose Creek Federal Building and Post Office
Current name: Baytown Federal Building and Post Office/Baytown Historical Museum

Completed: 1937
Architect: Louis A. Simon (Washington, D.C.)

The building became the Baytown post office when the towns of Goose Creek, Pelly and Baytown consolidated in 1948.

above | façade, 2006
detail (top) | façade reliefs, 2006
detail (bottom) | mural study, c. 1936

Photo by David Bush
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