Details for Tower Building

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5483005513


Marker Number 5513
Atlas Number 5483005513
Marker Title Tower Building
Index Entry Tower Building
Address 105 E. 12th St.
City Shamrock
County Wheeler
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 386353
UTM Northing 3898887
Subject Codes buildings; automobile topics; commercial buildings; roads; oil/petroleum topics; design and construction; Art Deco
Marker Year 1994
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Private Property No
Marker Location
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text The distinctive Tower Building was one of many commercial structures erected in the early 1930s along new U.S. Route 66. Designed by Pampa architect, J. C. Berry, the structure was built by local entrepreneur, J. M. Tindall in 1936. The Tower Building is an excellent example of a gas station/diner of the 1930s and exhibits many elements of the art deco style, curvilinear massing, and neon highlights. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1994

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