Wade and Mamie Irvin House

Wade and Mamie Irvin House (HM1AIF)

Location: La Porte, TX 77571 Harris County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 40.218', W 94° 59.672'

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Designed by prominent Houston architect Joseph Finger, this house was built in 1927 as the summer home of Houston business leaders Wade (1872-1941) and Mamie (1878-1957) Irvin. They owned a number of companies, and Wade was the founder and president of Citizens State Bank. The Irvins were known for lavish entertaining and maintained a private zoo on the grounds of this home. Outstanding features of the Spanish Colonial Revival style house include a combination of stucco wall finishes, tile roof, decorative metal work and tile panel, and a Moorish arch motif.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1991
Marker Number10705
Year Placed1991
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 10:10pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 306979 N 3283916
Decimal Degrees29.67030000, -94.99453333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 40.218', W 94° 59.672'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 40' 13.08" N, 94° 59' 40.32" W
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Area Code(s)281, 713, 832
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 431 Bayridge Rd, La Porte TX 77571, US
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