Philquist-Wood House

Philquist-Wood House (HMH1V)

Location: Austin, TX 78751 Travis County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 18.163', W 97° 43.782'

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Sweden native Sven Axel Philquist, local district clerk and later clerk of the Texas Supreme Court, hired Swedish builder F. Oscar Blomquist to build this family home in 1912. Following several subsequent owners, grocer Sam Wood purchased the house in 1943; it remained in the Wood family for more than 50 years. Today, the home exhibits its original detailing as a transitional hybrid, with influences of the Queen Anne, colonial revival and craftsman styles. The interior features an inglenook, and the exterior details include paired box columns, tripartite window groupings, dormers and gables. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.
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HM NumberHMH1V
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Marker Number15196
Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 2:10am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 622148 N 3353012
Decimal Degrees30.30271667, -97.72970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 18.163', W 97° 43.782'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 18' 9.78" N, 97° 43' 46.92" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4007 Avenue G, Austin TX 78751, US
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