602 Grove Street

602 Grove Street 1986 Survey Information Site No.: L-0305 Address: 602 Grove Street Name: Humason/Pinkerton Residence Date: 1909 Town: Lufkin Block: 87 Lot: 4, #3570-389-067-004-00 Architect/Builder:  W. P. Berry & W. R. McMullen Condition: Good – Fair Description: 1-story frame with lap wood siding; massed plan; composition hip-and-gable roof pierced by two chimneys; projecting chamfered bay has bargeboards and pendants; 1/1 wood double-hung windows with hood mold; inset wraparound porch has turned columns, bannisters and fretwork; entry door has transom and side lights; pier and beam foundation is skirted with latticework. Significance:  Good example of style; nice gingerbread ornamentation. On July 6, 1909 W. P. Humason and Rose Humason gave a Mechanic Lien to W. P. Berry and W. R. McMullen for $2,700.00; $500.00 upon completion and $2,200.00 in 63 monthly payments of $35.00 with the last payment of $30.00, interest at 10% per annum.  The structure was described as a six room shingle roofed dwelling to be built by September 1, 1909.  The Contractors were partners, Berry was known for his construction expertise and McMullen for his business and money connections.  The 1928 and 1937 City Directories list the occupants as J. W. and Jessie Pinkerton.  It is nominated to the National Register.  The area of significance is...

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215 Bremond Street

215 Bremond Street 1986 Survey Information Site No.: L-0141 Address: 215 Bremond Street Date: 1900 Town: Lufkin Block: 32 Lot: 8 or 9 Condition: Fair Description: 1-story frame with lap siding; composition hip and gable roof with finials; gables have very ornate bargeboards in sunburst motif and ornamental shingles; massed plan; large wraparound porch upheld by turned columns; windows are 1/1 wood double-hung; brick pier foundation; some latticework. Significance:  Very good example of style.  The 1928 Lufkin City Directory shows residents as George T. Moore or Thos. G. Moore and wife Ella.  The 1937 directory shows Mrs. Ella Moore.  Could have been built for one of the Stegall family...

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609 East Groesbeck Street

609 East Groesbeck Street 1986 Survey Information Site No.: L-0040 Address: 609 East Groesbeck Street Date: 1900-1915 Town: Lufkin Condition: Good Description: 1-1/2 story frame with drop siding; ell plan with chamfered bay, ornamental brackets and pendants, shingles in gables; wrap around with inset porch is supported by turned columns; windows are 1/1 wood double-hung with leaded glass; entry door has Queen Anne light; one interior corbeled chimney; brick pier...

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703 East Groesbeck Street

703 East Groesbeck Street 1986 Survey Information Site No.: L-0037 Address: 703 East Groesbeck Street Name: Cochran/Vincent Residence Date: 1900 Town: Lufkin Condition: Deteriorated Description: 2-story frame with bull-nosed siding; ell plan with projecting bay; composition gable roof pierced by one corbeled chimney, turret on east facade, gables have fishscale shingles and stained glass windows; windows are 1/1 wood double-hung, some have leaded glass; several have no glass remaining; small porch is inset with turned columns; heavy, ornate entry doors; pier and beam foundation; addition at rear; bungalow-style 2-story garage at rear. Significance:  Good example of style but very deteriorated.   Mr. Cochran, associated with the Lufkin Land and Lumber Company, lived in the house for only a few years, before selling...

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