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Industrial Advantages of Houston
Pages 46 and 47
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Industrial Advantages of Houston - Pages 46 and 47. July 1923. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. January 29, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll1/item/109/show/105.

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(July 1923). Industrial Advantages of Houston - Pages 46 and 47. Houston the Magnolia City. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll1/item/109/show/105

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Title Industrial Advantages of Houston
Publisher Chamber of Commerce
Date July 1923
Description 52 Page pamphlet put out on July, 1923 by the Houston Chamber of Commerce to illustrate the many reasons Houston is the Industrial Capital of Texas and the Southwest.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Houston (Tex.)--Commerce--Periodicals.
  • Industry & trade summary
  • Business
  • Skyscrapers
  • Buildings
  • Factories
  • Dwellings
Subject.Topical (TGM-1)
  • Industry
  • Business & finance
  • Skyscrapers
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • buildings (structures)
  • factories
  • houses
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
  • Image
Original Item Location F394.H84 I53 1923
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b2964297~S11
Digital Collection Houston the Magnolia City
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll1
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This image is in the public domain and may be used freely. If publishing in print, electronically, or on a website, please cite the item using the citation button.
File Name index.cpd
Item Description
Title Pages 46 and 47
Description Left page: Illustration with 6 photographs of miscellaneous industries. Right page: Building for the future. Includes chart showing costs of new building construction.
File Name magno_201009_003ay.jpg
Transcript BUILDING for the FUTURE New building construction and other improvements authorized June 1, 1923 for Houston total $36,450,000.00. Many of these projects are already under way and the list does not include construction involving less than $200,000.00 for any one item of construction or for home building. Here is the list: New public library and two branches..........$ 300,000 Art Institute.......... 200,000 City-Country hospital.......... 200,000 Hermann hospital.......... 1,000,000 Cotton Exchange building.......... 1,100,000 State National Bank building.......... 500,000 Methodist hospital.......... 500,000 Houston Light & Power plant.......... 10,000,000 Southwestern Telephone Company.......... 1,000,000 Navigation District terminal additions.......... 4,000,000 Anderson-Clayton water front improvements.......... 1,100,000 Keystone building.......... 800,000 West building.......... 500,000 Galena Signal Oil Company.......... Sinclair Oil & Refining Company.......... 10,000,000 Humble Oil & Refining Company.......... (Plant expansions and water front improvements). Government expenditures on Ship Channel.......... 1,250,000 First National Bank Building.......... 1,000,000 Street improvements.......... 2,000,000 Chemical laboratory at Rice Institute.......... 100,000 Total.......... 200,000 In addition to her large commercial building program Houston takes pride in the figures which represent new home construction in this city during a recent twelve months. Houston ranked fourth of all cities of the country in valuation of building permits issued for the month of March, 1923. This is the way Houston builded homes during the twelve month period ending April 30, 1923: 2,468 one-story homes, permits valued at.......... $5,411,115 275 two-story homes, permits valued at.......... 2,092,113 73 apartments, permits valued at..........985,973 Grand total for homes..........$8,489,201