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St. Monica's Catholic Church


category : Historic Churches
Founded in 1883, the congregation of St. Monica's Catholic Church erected this structure in 1927-28 after a fire had destroyed their previous place of worship. The building exhibits influences of both Palladian and Italian Romanesque architectural styles, an unusual combination for a Roman Catholic church in Texas. Outstanding features include the Doric portico and the Lombard Romanesque style bell tower.

- Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1983


Address: 306 S. Nolan St.

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