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Temple Emanuel

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Stained Glass windows in Temple Emanuel

Temple Emanuel is a Reform Jewish synagogue in Beaumont, Texas. The congregation was founded in September 1895, and erected its first building in 1901. This wooden building in Neo-Byzantine style design was replaced by the congregation’s current brick building in 1923.

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Beaumont Chamber of Commerce

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Beaumont Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce (GBCOC) serves members and the community as a catalyst to promote the economic growth of Beaumont and the surrounding areas. The GBCOC continues to place the economic development needs of established and new businesses first by advocating for the business community and developing cutting edge programs that support economic […]

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First City Building

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First City Building, Beaumont, Texas

The First City Building was built in 1962 for the First Security National Bank. The five story building was built by renowned architect L.W. Pitts and built in the modernism style. It is known for its facade of cast concrete, sculpted by Beaumont artist Herring Coe, designed to reflect the sun and reduce cooling costs. […]

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Mildred Building

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The complex was built by Miles Frank Yount, founder of the Yount-Lee Oil Company, who made his fortune during the second Spindletop Oil Boom of 1925. Named for his daughter, it was completed in 1929 and 1930 for a total cost of $700,000. The Mediterranean Revival-style three-story apartment building, retail center and garage was named […]