• Guadalupe County Courthouse - Seguin TX
    The 1935 Guadalupe County Courthouse is the third courthouse for Guadalupe County. The Public Works Administration funded building was designed by L.M. Wirtz in the Moderne architectural style and is constructed of concrete, steel and smooth sandstone.
  • Max Starcke Park - Seguin TX
    Max Starcke Park is a 227 acre park located along the Guadalupe River. It is the main municipal park in Seguin. The land was a pecan orchard prior to the park's dedication in 1938. The park was designed by Robert H.H. Hugman and built by the Works Progress Administration and National Youth Administration in 1937 and 1938. It was named for Maximilian (Max) Hugo Starcke who served as an alderman in Seguin from 1909 to 1912 and as mayor from 1928 to 1938.
  • Municipal Building - Seguin TX
    Two-story stone Art Moderne governmental building; symmetrical facades with recessed quadripartite windows; central entrance bay behind stepped recess with decorative metalwork around entrance and above central second-story window; central stepped parapet. A WPA project designed by architect Louis Wirtz, the building exemplifies one period of architecture in Seguin.
  • Park Square Fountain - Seguin TX
    Fountain, center of Park Square, c. 1935, A WPA project, the fountain exhibits Art Moderne motifs, with stylized volutes and fluting ornamenting its basically plain mass. It serves to continue the public function of the square, and thus contributes to the integrity of the district.
  • Post Office (former) - Seguin TX
    The historic former post office in Seguin, Texas was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds in 1934. The building is now privately owned.
  • Walnut Springs Park - Seguin TX
    In June 1933, using a design by architect Robert H. H. Hugman, workmen from the Civilian Conservation Corps, began building walkways and bridges along Walnut Branch, a small tributary of the Guadalupe River, and lining the slopes of the waterway with curving stone retaining walls. Dams crossed by stepping stones, low falls, and quiet pools were built along the natural course of the waterway that passes along the edge of the city's downtown. The park eventually fell into neglect during a severe drought in the 1950s, though the main spring never dried up. Fear that mosquitoes breeding in the small ponds...