Wilson Building

Address: 1621-1623 Main St., Dallas, Texas. County/parish: Dallas.

NRIS 79002931

1 contributing building.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places July 24, 1979.

From Wikipedia:

Wilson Building (Dallas)

The Wilson Building is an historic 8-story building in the Main Street district of downtown Dallas, Texas. The building was completed in 1904 and patterned after the Palais Garnier in Paris, France. The historic structure fronts Main Street on the south, Ervay Street on the east, and Elm Street on the north. The Wilson building was the tallest structure in Dallas from 1904–1909 and was considered the premier commercial structure west of the Mississippi. The Wilson Building is situated across from the flagship Neiman Marcus Building and is adjacent to the Mercantile National Bank Building.

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Architects:

  • Sanguinet and Staats
  • Watson, A.

Architectural styles:

  • Late 19Th And 20Th Century Revivals
  • Other

Significant persons associated with this site:

  • Wilson, J. B.

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/79002931

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