Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Preston Avenue History - Recent and not so recent

Important me, past and present, honored with memorial on Preston overlooking Buffalo Bayou:
Three generations of Bakers; last one James A. Baker, III (bronze statute)

Remnants of old brick wall on Preston Ave. sidewalk at Buffalo Bayou
Preston Avenue bridge over Buffalo Bayou was the major route for commerce 
in the early years of the Town of Houston

Bridge Marker: Preston Avenue Bridge - Downtown Houston Historic District
Franklin Street Post Office Building across Buffalo Bayou
seen from Baker Monument at Sesquicentennial Park