603 East Groesbeck Street

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603 East Groesbeck 1986 Survey Information
  • Site No.: L-0036
  • Address: 603 East Groesbeck Street
  • Name: A. C. Kennedy Residence
  • Date: 1920
  • Town: Lufkin
  • Condition: Good – Fair
  • Description: 1-story frame with drop siding; gable composition roof with extended rafter ends and knee braces; windows are 9/1 wood double-hung with hood molds and decorative surrounds; large exterior brick chimney on west facade; projecting porch supported by large brick columns. The residence is said to have cost $6,000 when constructed. Interior has beaded ceiling and pine floors; walls have been paneled and some ceilings have drop ceilings, however, these changes are minimal and reversible; original tile bathroom is intact.
  • Significance:  Good example of style. One of two similar residences owned by the Kennedy brothers, across the street from another.  A. C. Kennedy was a partner in Kennedy’s Jewelry Store in downtown Lufkin.  It is nominated to the National Register.  The significance is in the areas of architecture and commerce.
603 East Groesbeck 2016 Survey Information
  • Address: 603 East Groesbeck Street