Walton House – Hemphill

The Walton House is a one-story wood-framed structure clad in clapboard, with hipped roof and forward projecting gabled bay. A porch with Tuscan columns is set at the juncture. The house was built c. 1906. The earliest recorded owner was George H. Russell, a stockman. James C. Walton purchased the property c. 1910. Walton owned … Read more

Duff-Bartee House – Hemphill

This one-story brick-veneered bungalow is rectangular in plan, with clipped gabled roofs clad in red tile. A porte-cochere projects to the south. Although city directories indicate that Edmund Travis Duff, a salesman, was living at this address as early as 1909, the styling of the house suggests a major alteration c. 1920, when the property … Read more

Treadway House – Hemphill

The Treadway House is a large two-story structure, with rectangular plan, gabled roof and full two-story portico supported by boxed posts. Built in 1940 by contractor J. M. Frazier, the property was owned by Mrs. Mary Treadway and used in part as a boarding house. The simple detailing and symmetry of the design are typical … Read more

Vaughan House – Travis

This two-story wood-framed house has a flaring hipped roof and front bay with flaring gabled roof. A full front porch is supported by stone or concrete-block piers. The house was built c. 1912 for Samuel H. Vaughan, a salesman with the Axtell Co., wholesale jobbers in mechanical equipment. The Vaughans lived here through the 1920s.

Clarke House – Hemphill

This one and one-half story wood-framed house has a combination of hipped and gabled roofs. A hipped porch projects forward, supported by brick piers with ornate cast stone cartouches. The entry has superb stained-glass sidelights and transom. The house was built c. 1910 for George C. Clarke, listed in city directories as a “promoter of … Read more

Fire Station No. 10 – Lipscomb

This two-story rectangular red brick fire station was designed by the firm of Sanguinet & Staats and built by the Innis-Graham Construction Co. in 1910 at a cost of $10,662.30. It served as Fort Worth’s 10th Ward fire station, and today houses the fire department’s building maintenance department. An orderly composition by a major architectural … Read more

Garretson-Chandler House – Jennings

This one-story wood-framed house is rectangular in plan with a gabled roof. A full cross-gabled front porch extends to the south. The house is distinguished by a delicacy of scale and detailing. Its design has been attributed to L. B. Weinman. Built c. 1910 for C. J. Garretson, a plumbing contractor, it was purchased in … Read more

Wright House – Travis

The Wrights House is a one and one-half story wood-framed structure, rectangular in plan, with gabled roof and full recessed porch. A double-gabled dormer dominates the front gable slope. It is clad in narrow siding on the first story, shingled in the gables, with concrete-block base and piers supporting stout porch columns. A gabled porte-cochere … Read more

Hamilton Apartments – Hemphill

The Hamilton Apartments is a two-story U-plan apartment building clad in red brick, with flat-topped hipped roofs clad in green tile. Entries open onto the central court. Rectangular windows trimmed with cast stone are set regularly in the walls. A two-story gabled portico projects from the south wall, and small gabled dormers containing attic vents … Read more

Armstrong House – Jennings

A recurring residential type in early 20th-century Tarrant County was the one-story gabled house with full porch recessed under the front gable end. This well-preserved bungalow is a distinguished example of the type. It was built c. 1911 for Robert B. Armstrong, a post office clerk, and his wife, Grace. The Armstrong House has been … Read more