Antonio Cisneros, Jr., House, Brownsville, 1955, and Dr. George Narro House, McAllen, 1957, John G. York & Associates

John York designed modern houses in Río Viejo in Brownsville for the gasoline wholesaler Antonio Cisneros, Jr., in 1955 (York also designed a series of gas stations for Cisneros).

In McAllen  he designed a home for for Dr. George Narro in 1957 (top photo).

The Narro House, and an adjoining York-designed house for Dr. Rafael Garza, were on the edge of, but not in, the elite Anglo neighborhoods just east of S. 2nd Street.

Antonio Cisneros, Jr., House, Brownsville, 1955, and Dr. George Narro House, McAllen,

 

 

 

 

 

Photos and text by Stephen Fox

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