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Niels Esperson Building
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Niels Esperson Building - Page 12. April 10, 1926. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 22, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll1/item/329/show/295.

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(April 10, 1926). Niels Esperson Building - Page 12. Houston the Magnolia City. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll1/item/329/show/295

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Niels Esperson Building - Page 12, April 10, 1926, Houston the Magnolia City, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed December 22, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll1/item/329/show/295.

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Title Niels Esperson Building
Publisher Houston Post - Dispatch
Date April 10, 1926
Description 46 page pamphlet promoting the 32 story Niels Esperson Building. Pamphlet includes several photos of the exterior of the building, construction scenes, and interior offices. Pamphlet also includes advertisements for companies housed in the Neils Esperson Building, as well as companies who were employed in the construction and furnishing of the building. Groundbreaking for the building commence on April 9, 1925. Steelwork was completed February 15, 1926. The cornerstone was laid April 10 of the same year.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Houston (Tex.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works.
  • Advertising
  • Construction
  • Buildings
  • Skyscrapers
  • Banks and banking
Subject.Topical (TGM-1)
  • Advertisements
  • Construction
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • buildings
  • skyscrapers
  • banks
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
  • Image
Original Item Location NA6233.H68 N486 1926
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b3356324~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.
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Title Page 12
Description Five photographs of details of interesting views in and about the Neils Esperson Building: elevator doors; main entrance on Travis Street; ceiling decoration; main lobby showing elevators; and interior of the main entrance, with lobby entrance to the Guardian Trust Company in background.
Caption Caption:"Details of interesting views in and about the building."; Caption: "Each elevator entrance, a materpiece of design, expressive of Nordic influence in art."; Caption: "The color scheme of gold, red and blue applied to elaborate design in ceiling decoration radiates an atmospher truly majestic." Caption: "The main entrance on Travis Street."; Main lobby showing elevator entrances. An automatic express system which is most efficient in the South quickly dispatches passengers."; Caption:"Interior of main entrance, with lobby entrance to Guardian Trust Company in background."
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