Walter Tips House

Walter Tips House (HMHP3)

Location: Austin, TX 78704 Travis County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 14.353', W 97° 45.212'

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This two-story Victorian house was built in 1876 for the family of Walter Tips (1841-1911), a prosperous hardware merchant. A native of Germany and Confederate veteran, Tips served in the state senate, 1893-96. The home was remodeled in 1909 to its present appearance. Another prominent businessman, Theo P. Meyer (1878-1966), occupied the residence from 1925 to 1966. The structure was originally located adjacent to the historic Bremond Block west of downtown Austin. Scheduled for demolition in 1975, it was rescued by Franklin Savings Association and moved to this site for restoration.
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HM NumberHMHP3
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Marker Number13775
Year Placed1976
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 4:05pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 619934 N 3345950
Decimal Degrees30.23921667, -97.75353333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 14.353', W 97° 45.212'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 14' 21.18" N, 97° 45' 12.72" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2336 S Congress Ave, Austin TX 78704, US
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