Photograph of 1916 First National Bank building on the Plaza Square in downtown Paris, Texas. This building has a Texas Historical Commission historical marker outlining its history on the center column. The building is in the Classic Revival style and the upper part is ornamented with a white stone top cap that is supported by white stone carved consoles (brackets). The top floor is set back and has an ornamental white stone string course around the top of the next floor down, the top floor of the main part of he building. The windows are grouped in twos, threes, and fours, separated by red brick pilasters. Between the pilasters, the windows have a white stone string course forming the window ledges, and the tops of the windows have lentils for brick support. The ground floor has been modified to accommodate the Capital One Bank. The ground floor walls and foundation was built of steel reenforce concrete.
Photograph of the 1916 V.W. Wall building on Clarksville Street in downtown Paris, Texas. The one story building is situated between two taller brick buildings on either side. A commemorative date plaque is visible near its top contains the year it was built.
Photograph of the American Legion Building located at E. Houston Street and 2nd Street NE, in downtown Paris, Texas. It is a two story building with a white facade, steps leading up to a columned entryway, a shallow gabled roof.
Photograph of the side of a red brick building housing an antique mall in Paris, Texas. There are several signs on the side of the building, including signs for a seafood restaurant, the Texas Spud Shop, and the antiques mall.
Photograph of benches pushed against the wall in the hallway of a building in Paris, Texas. A staircase is visible to the left, and in the background, a man sits on one of the benches. Several evenly spaced lamps hang from the ceiling.
Photograph of the back of an apartment building that faces South Main, at Austin Avenue. The building faces South Main Street, photo taken from Austin Avenue. Note the re-enforced concrete section in the center, including the stairs. The foundation, re-enforced concrete structure, and brick walls survived the 1916 fire.
Photograph of storefronts along a street in Paris, Texas. The building in the center of the image is made of brick and has decorative patterns worked in different colors of bricks; the windows of the building have a "UC" logo on them. To the left, a white and green paneled building has a sign labeling it "Genesis Health Facility." To the right, there is a shorter brick building with a red awning, labeled "V. W. Wall," and another tall brick building with square windows. Parked cars are visible on the street.
Photograph of a circular concrete block painted with the Coca-Cola logo and the words "Bottling Company of Paris 100th Anniversary 1906-2006". A bush and part of a brick building are visible in the background.
Photograph of buildings around the southeast corner of Plaza Square in downtown Paris, Texas. Various storefronts are visible along the street, including the 1917 First State Bank Building on the left. Almost all of the buildings in historic downtown Paris are of the Classic Revival style, since they were rebuilt after the 1916 fire.
Photograph of the south east corner of the Cornerstone building, at Lamar Avenue and 2nd NE Street in Paris, Texas. On top of the wall, above the cornice, is a white colored replacement for the original ornamentation. The gray cornice is supported by ornamental consoles and there are gray medallions on the buff colored brick below the cornice. These features appear to be molded, not carved. The windows have white masonry ledges and bricked over steel lintels. The "Cornerstone" sign is noteworthy.