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Houston's Courtlandt Place

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In 1906, Houston was poised to become a great city. The construction of its first skyscraper began (only eight stories); dredging commenced for the Houston Ship Channel; and Carrie Nation paid a visit and inflicted $750 damage on a saloon named after her, leaving no doubt that she wanted the name changed. Rambunctious growth, the proliferation of streetcar lines, and the emergence of the automobile pushed Houston's boundaries outward. When unrestricted commercialism encroached on the mansions of the city's elite, they ...

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Houston's Courtlandt Place
2009, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738571096

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Houston's Courtlandt Place
2009, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531646585


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