1895 – Marshall, TX

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Added to OHD on 6/3/16   -   Last OHD Update: 4/12/20   -   17 Comments
Off Market / Archived
National Register

210 W Grand Ave, Marshall, TX 75670

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  • $189,000
  • 5 Bed
  • 3 Bath
  • 3888 Sq Ft
  • 0.52 Ac.
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places and boasting an official Texas Historical Marker, The Hochwald House, built in 1895, is a mixture of early Victorian and Queen Anne style architecture. This beautiful two story mansion boasts all the modern amenities for todays’ fast paced living with 5 full bedrooms, most with fireplaces, 3 full baths, separate Formal Living areas, a sunroom, kitchen and eating/ combo for a total of 11 rooms in this house filled with original hardwood flooring, original ornate trim and woodwork and high ceilings. The pride and joy of Isaac Hochwald, he built this house his wife Amelia, and their daughter Roberta, who was born there. Isaac was a forward thinking man and had one of the first double car garages built on his property complete with a turntable on which an automobile could be turned about and driven forward to street. Isaac Hochwalds’ initials are also an integral decorations to many of the transom windows over the doors and on the carriage house itself. Many of the original architectural details are still present today to remind you of the historical family who lived here before you. You will love how the modern mixes with the old as you sit on your wrap around porch and reminisce about times gone by. Call me today to schedule an appointment to tour this treasure of a home.
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Known as the Hochwald House. It is on the National Register of Historic Places.
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17 Comments on 1895 – Marshall, TX

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11796 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Be sure to check out the street view before getting too excited. I included on of the photos from the National Register PDF from 1978 when it was an antique and doll store.

    • JimHJimH says: 5037 comments
      OHD Supporter

      The 1978 image says it all, how great old houses are often reduced to antique curios behind chain-link fences, just waiting to be torn down so the land could be put to “better use”, like a gas station or parking lot. It’s a wonder the house is still there. Thanks for putting that one up, Kelly.

    • Nicole says: 10 comments

      What a shame!

  2. Lindsay G says: 571 comments

    I feel like I’m experiencing deja vu. Wasn’t this JUST on OHD like last year or something?

  3. ChrisICU says: 648 comments

    I was hoping the garage with turntable was still there and they would show it. Would be cool to see that!

  4. Rick says: 72 comments

    I can just imagine the glory days this place must of had.

  5. Phyllis Caldwell says: 43 comments

    I know we can’t hold back progress, but I hate to see this grand home and it’s charming neighbor the only ones left. Must admit, I’m a little worried for her.

  6. CharlestonJohn says: 1121 comments

    Considering the location, I’d imagine the highest and best use would be commercial. The realtor’s architectural description is obviously not complete with those huge Ionic columns screaming neoclassical as the primary style in addition to the Stick/ Queen Anne elements noted in the description. The author in the link below notes the stucco exterior and red tile roof as Mission Style elements.

    Here’s a bunch more info including Sanborn maps, historical photos, and some history…

  7. KarenZKarenZ says: 1190 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Beautiful home, awful location 🙁

  8. chichipox says: 210 comments

    I like the exterior a lot but the interior really is one of the best.

  9. Pitpat58 says: 1 comments

    I remember this house well from growing up in Marshall in the 60’s. At that time, Mr. & Mrs. Francis Franks owned the house and their antique business occupied the house while the garage was a fabulous antique doll museum not a doll store. The turntable outside the garage operated from a hand crank inside if I remember correctly. The Franks had a very successful business and were always letting local groups like Camp Fire Girls, school groups, etc. tour the doll museum. The fence that is there was not erected until much later, I suspect to deter theft and vandalism. It’s amazing that some much of it is still original, especially the interior considering people’s tendency to renovate and ruin architectural beauty for the sake of modernization. It’s a beautiful old home with a rich history if you look it up to see the history of it including the Hochwald family. It would be such a shame to see it purchased and torn down for commercial use but that’s what’s happened to many of the historical buildings in Marshall. No appreciation for fine architecture and history.

  10. Jeff Myers says: 73 comments

    Too bad it would be impossible to just pick this place up and put it on a nice street somewhere! Such a magnificent home!

  11. Kristin says: 26 comments

    House is lovely, to bad about the street view though. Need’s to be in a tree covered neighborhood. 🙁

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