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Neighbors ask for Stasswender evaluation
Monday, November 24, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano
Last week, members of the Swede Hill Neighborhood Association asked Historic Landmark Commissioners to take a second look at the Stasswender compound in their neighborhood. Swede Hill neighborhood association member Louisa Brindsmade acknowledged that a portion of the estate had already been evaluated, but asked that the entire compound be evaluated “in the broader context of the family’s history and achievements while residing in Swede Hill.” The family is famous for its stone artwork, which is at the Governor’s Mansion, the Capitol grounds and the LBJ Library, among other places. Swede Hill is a historic district. The Stasswender compound is located at 1506 Waller and 807 East 16th St.
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