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The Neil P. at Burnett Park

411 W. 7th St. - 1921

  • The Neil P. at Burnett Park
    The Neil P. at Burnett Park

Historic Designations:
National Regsiter of Historic Places
Recorded Texas Historical Landmark
City of Fort Worth Demolition Delay

 

Formerly:
The Neil P. Anderson Building

 

The building, designed by Sanguinet & Staats, was named after Neil P. Anderson who was in the cotton industry. The General Contractor was Wyatt C. Hedrick Construction Co. of Fort Worth.  The 11th floor, a penthouse, features 7 skylights facing true north. This floor was originally used as a cotton exchange showroom. Like many of Sanguinet & Staats' buildings, the corner is a highlighted element. In this case, the northwest corner of the building is rounded. The building also sits on a block where the street grid shifts; therefore, that corner is greater than 90 degrees. It opened on March 29, 1921.

 

Historic Photographs from the Jack White Collection, University of Texas at Arlington:
W. 7th from Burnett Park in 1930

 

Architectural Style:
Early 20th Century Skyscraper

Building Architect:
Sanguinet & Staats, Fort Worth

Contractor:
Wyatt C. Hedrick Construction Co., Fort Worth

Category:
Residential/Former Office Building