Opened: November. 5, 1932


Original Building Costs: Approx. $910,000


1932: Largest Construction Project West of Mississippi


Total Number of Floors: 15


Leasable Square Footage: 85,000


1936: West Annex Added


1954: First Escalator In east Texas


1969: Air Conditioning added


2002: Added to National Register of Historic Places


2012: Recognized as a Tyler Historic Landmark


2017: Full scale renovation and modernization completed by the Brookshire and Bergfeld families


Original Developer:

Samuel A. Lindsey

Key Original Tenants:

People's National Bank, prominent oil and gas businessmen D. K. Caldwell, H. L. Hunt

Original architect:

Alfred Charles Finn, Houston, Texas.

Original contractors:

Campbell & White, Tyler, Texas.

Renovation Architects:

Fitzpatrick Architects, Tyler, Texas

Renovation Contractors:

Garrett & Associates, Tyler, Texas

Current Owners & Developers:

Garnett Brookshire, Tim Brookshire and Andy Bergfeld

Current Leasing Agent:

Bergfeld Realty, Tyler, Texas

Mailing Address:

102 North College Ave., Tyler, TX. 75702

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