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Paris Texas Plaza Square

Description: Photograph of buildings on the west side of the Plaza Square in downtown Paris, Texas. The large center building has a name medallion center top; "Perkins Building".
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Gibraltar Hotel

Description: Photograph of the Gibraltar Hotel on the south east corner of South Main and East Austin Streets.The photo is looking through the entrance porch,facing South Main Street,with the street sign in the background.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Gibraltar Hotel

Description: Photograph of post 1916 fire Gibraltar Hotel on the east side of the South Main and Austin Street intersection. The architecture includes red brick, white string courses, carved stone, and white stone trim. The building has the features of a Classic Revival style building, however it has very little carved stone ornamentation.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Gibraltar Hotel

Description: Photograph of the upper north west corner of the Gibraltar Hotel, South Main at Austin, in downtown Paris Texas. This building appears to be a style variant of Classic Revival.The building has white columns, consoles, string courses, lentils, and cornice work with added white stone ornamentation, however there are few stone carvings in the photo. The red brick is nicely done with very little pattern work.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Downtown

Description: Photograph of buildings in down town Paris,Texas, on 1st SE Street, one block east of Plaza Square. This part of town was destroyed by the 1916 Paris fire. The buildings represent the rebuilding and are almost all dated before 1920. Many date 1916 and 1917!
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Downtown

Description: Photograph of the building on the corner of Lamar Avenue and 1st NE Streets.Currently occupied by Dixon Photography.The photograph is of the east side of the building.Note one white carved stone insert on the upper front corner is missing, to the right is one in place.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Downtown

Description: Photograph of buildings one block east of Plaza Square and Fountain Plaza in down town Paris,Texas, the Grand Twin Theater is on the right and in the left background are trees in Fountain Plaza.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas First National Bank Building

Description: Photograph of details of the upper south east corner of the First National Bank building,on Plaza Square,in down town Paris,Texas.The rebuild of the building in 1916 has a white stone cap,white carved stone cornice brackets, white stone string courses,white stone decorations,and red brick construction.It is an outstanding building.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas Downtown

Description: Photograph of the R.F.Scott building on near corner, the buildings on the north side of Plaza Square, and the First National Bank building in down town Paris, Texas.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Paris Texas IOOF Building

Description: Photograph of the rebuilt IOOF Building,1stSW Street and Grand Avenue on the southwest corner of Fountain Square in downtown Paris,Texas. This building was "gutted" by the 1916 fire. This building has dual dates in the date medallion on the east side, First SW Street, indicating a history back to 1851. The IOOF Lodge entrance is at ground level and bears a date of 1921, after the 1916 fire. The building IOOF building due to the non-operative IOOF sign above the front corner. As is today the building reflects typical Classic Revival style of commercial buildings of the period.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Street on the Square]

Description: Photograph of a street on the square at Paris, Texas. A police car is parked to the right, and stores are visible in the background, including an antique mall, an art gallery, and the Paris Community Theatre.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell