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Mellie Esperson Building

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Identification

Mellie Esperson Building
117708

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
limestone
applied masonry
light brown
art deco

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • Built by and named for Mellie Keenan Esperson (ca. 1870-1945). Wife of oil and real estate magnate Niels Esperson, Mellie Esperson was also an outstanding businesswoman and developer.
  • This was the first skyscraper in Houston to be built with air conditioning.

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Location

801-819 Walker Street
816-824 Travis Street, 815-825 Milam Street
815 Walker Street
77002
Downtown
Inner Loop East
Houston
Texas
U.S.A.

Technical Data

272.00 ft
272.00 ft
272.00 ft
19
1941

Involved Companies

John Eberson

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