J. L. Buaas Building

J. L. Buaas Building (HMH40)

Location: Austin, TX 78701 Travis County
Country: United States of America
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N 30° 16.018', W 97° 44.334'

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Norwegian immigrant John L. Buaas moved to Austin in 1839 and in 1872 was appointed city alderman by reconstruction Governor E.J. Davis. In 1875 he built a mercantile store here. The two-story Italianate commercial structure was designed with two facades, one facing Pine (5th) Street, and the other on Pecan (6th) Street. Buaas sold the building in 1879, and since then it has been used for various commercial establishments and is now part of the revitalization of Old Pecan Street.
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HM NumberHMH40
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Marker Number14635
Year Placed1983
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 1:46am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 621308 N 3349040
Decimal Degrees30.26696667, -97.73890000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 16.018', W 97° 44.334'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 16' 1.08" N, 97° 44' 20.04" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 406-408 E 6th St, Austin TX 78701, US
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