Alfred C. Finn

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Alfred Charles Finn (1883–1964), a notable Texan architect, was born in Bellville, Texas, on July 2, 1883.[1] Finn grew up in Hempstead, and moved to Houston in 1900 to work for Southern Pacific Railroad as a carpenter and draftsman.[1] Finn was an architect for the Capitol Lofts,[2] the Ezekiel W. Cullen Building,[3] the Galveston United States Post Office and Courthouse, the JPMorgan Chase Building, the L. A. and Adelheid Machemehl House,[4] the Post Rice Lofts, the Simon Theatre,[5] and the San Jacinto Monument.[1] The Houston Public Library has a collection titled Alfred C. Finn: An Inventory of his Records.


  1. ^ a b c Fox, Stephen (August 17, 2015). "Finn, Alfred Charles". Handbook of Texas (online ed.). Texas State Historical Association. 
  2. ^ "Capitol Lofts, Houston". Retrieved 2008-07-28. 
  3. ^ "Ezekiel W. Cullen Building". Houston Deco: Modernistic of the Texas Coast. Greater Houston Preservation Alliance. Retrieved 2008-12-30. 
  4. ^ Texas Historical Commission (1992). "Texas Settlement Marker". L.A. and Adelheid Machemehl House. Texas State Historical Association. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2009-01-17. 
  5. ^ A Brief History of the Simon Theatre - Brenham, Texas Archived November 19, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.

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