402 South Bynum Street

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402 South Bynum Street 1986 Survey Information
  • Site No.: L-0153
  • Address: 402 South Bynum Street
  • Name: A. F. and Mrytle Perry Residence
  • Date: 1935
  • Town: Lufkin
  • Block: J. L.. Quinalty, Abstract 40
  • Lot: Tract 118, Account #0040-389-118-000-00.
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Description: 2-story; brick veneer; H-plan; brick foundation; steep intersecting gable roofs, clipped gable end on front with small brackets below the eave; composition shingle; extended entry with battered corners, keyed arched entry with cast stone arch above, wood door with long wrought iron hinges, lantern flank entry, tile and brick steps with half piers; windows wood double-hung 6/6, 9/9 with soldier course lintel, small arched windows on north and south on entry; decorative arches with spiral column at upper story windows below the clipped gable end; rounded cornice return at gable ends; exterior brick chimney on north with decorative inset brick panel; quarter round arched vents flank chimney stack; compatible two-bay brick garage at rear.
  • Significance:  Built for A. F. and Mrytle Perry.  He was President of Perry Brothers Variety Stores.  Perry Brothers first store was established in Center, Texas, in 1918 they began operating as a partnership, in 1924 the company incorporated and had their offices in Lufkin.  Nominated to the National Register.  The areas of significance are architecture and commerce.