[Old Federal Building - Corner of Main and Broadway]

One of 121 photographs in the series: Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas available on this site.

Description

Photograph of a Italian Renaissance styled three story building with stairs, flanked by globe light poles, leading up to the entrances on either side of the building, medallion on the second story facade, small balconies around each second story building, a flag pole and antenna atop the building. Trees are growing on the street corner by the street light, fire hydrant, and hanging traffic light.

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1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 9 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1976.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Val Verde County Historical Commission to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 132 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Val Verde County Historical Commission

Materials from the Val Verde County Historical Commission include images during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio in 1976, featuring local area homes, businesses, and churches.

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Photograph of a Italian Renaissance styled three story building with stairs, flanked by globe light poles, leading up to the entrances on either side of the building, medallion on the second story facade, small balconies around each second story building, a flag pole and antenna atop the building. Trees are growing on the street corner by the street light, fire hydrant, and hanging traffic light.

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 9 cm.

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Built by the United States government in 1915-16, this Italian Renaissance structure originally housed the Post Office as well as the Federal Court system; c. 1995 it became the Val Verde County Judicial Center.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

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  • 1976

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  • April 2, 2007, 12:16 p.m.

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  • Dec. 9, 2016, 1:21 p.m.

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  • 29.361108, -100.899699

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[Old Federal Building - Corner of Main and Broadway], photograph, 1976; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24838/: accessed June 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Val Verde County Historical Commission.