Front elevation

Front elevation

Texas Historical marker

Texas Historical marker

Neo-classical living room mantle detail by Mansbendel

Neo-classical living room mantle detail by Mansbendel

Neo-classical living room mantle by Mansbendel

Neo-classical living room mantle by Mansbendel

Neo-classical living room mantle by Mansbendel

Neo-classical living room mantle by Mansbendel

Example Frame

James & Lena Carter Carroll House

Architect/Builder: Birdsall P. Briscoe
Year: 1912
Style: Classical Revival
Areas of Significance: Architecture, Art
City: Houston

James & Lena Carter Carroll House Built in 1912, with 1924 alterations by Architect Bridsall P. Briscoe, this was the home of James Carter Carroll (1876-1938) Noted businessman and ornithologist and Lena (Carter) (1879-1971) His wife, who was a member of a prominent lumber company family. The classical revival residence features interior carvings by artist Peter Mansbendel, two story columns, a distinctive balustrade, and large windows on the principle facade.
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