Details for Old Weather Bureau Building (Atlas Number 5441003833)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5441003833


Marker Number 3833
Atlas Number 5441003833
Marker Title Old Weather Bureau Building
Index Entry Weather Bureau Building, Old
Address 1482 N. 1st St.
City Abilene
County Taylor
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 430171
UTM Northing 3589940
Subject Codes scientific topics; buildings; weather topics
Marker Year 1981
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Private Property No
Marker Location 1482 N. 1st Street, Abilene
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text This structure was completed for the Abilene Office of the United States Weather Bureau in 1909. The interior contained living quarters and an observatory for the administrator. The first official in charge here was W. H. Green, who served until 1944. Area weather services were later moved to the airport and the building was used for storage and for business school classes. The exterior features detailing of several architectural styles. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1980