Fort Worth Stock Yards Co. Commercial Building/ Saddle and Sirloin Club – Exchange

Facing its companion buildings, this two-story commercial structure was erected for the Fort Worth Stock Yards Co. by the Topeka Bridge and Land Co. following the completion of the Marine Creek Bridge. An early tenant of the second floor was the Saddle and Sirloin Club, and exclusive private club. A number of saloons and cafes have carried on business on the street level. Theo Yordanoff purchased the site from the Fort Worth Stock Yard Co. in 1946 and operated a restaurant there through the mid-1980s. The plastered brick building features shaped Missionesque parapets centered over the E. Exchange Avenue elevation and above the diagonal corner entry. A rustic “Western” porch detracts from the structure. The building lies within the Fort Worth Stockyards National Register Historic District.

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