301 Main Street



This is my favorite building in downtown Houston.  Why?  Because it stands out and I like anything that is different.  The architecture looks like something you would see in Germany or Switzerland.  I've traveled to different areas across Europe but not Germany or Switzerland.  The architecture of the buildings there is what makes it one of my top bucketlist locations to visit.  I just find it very beautiful!  I follow various pages on Instagram who are based in that region but one of my favorites that really inspires me is Johanna from Germany (you can check out her Instagram page here).

After doing a little research I found out that this architecture style is called Eastlake and it is late Victorian.  This building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for our city.  They refer to it as the Sweeney, Coombs, and Fredericks Building and it is a 3-story corner turret facing Main Street.  It is right across from the Metrorail and faces the Honeymoon Bar.  It was designed by George E. Dickey in 1889.  The building is one of the few Victorian-style architectural structures that still remains in our modern city.  

It is currently empty and for lease, so if anyone wants to purchase this place for me as my personal studio (or home) feel free to do so ;)  I promise to take very beautiful photographs of you!