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Beaumont Main Street

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First City Building, Beaumont, Texas

Beaumont Main Street, in partnership with the City of Beaumont, envisions an economically vital downtown that stimulates historic preservation, promotional opportunities and job growth while blending professional, business, government, retail, residential, cultural, religious, entertainment and educational entities.

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Fire Museum of Texas

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Fire Museum of Texas

The Fire Museum of Texas is located in a former fire station, the former Central Fire Station, in Beaumont, Texas, built in 1927. The building is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, and is an example of the Renaissance Revival.

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Texas Energy Museum

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Texas Energy Museum

The Texas Energy Museum is a museum in Beaumont, Texas in the United States. The museum was formed in 1987 to tell the story of oil through state of the art exhibits including talking robotic characters. The museum opened on January 10, 1990, the anniversary of the Spindletop gusher.

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Tyrrell Historical Library

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Tyrrell Historical Library

The Tyrrell Historical Library is a public library in Beaumont, Texas. Originally built in 1903 to serve as the First Baptist Church, the building displays a mix of Richardsonian Romanesque and Victorian Gothic architectures, with pointed arch windows and quatrefoils, and all of its original stained glass.

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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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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. […]