6. San Roman Building (1850)


1245 E. Elizabeth Street
This Border Brick style building was built in 1850 for Jose San Roman, a prominent Brownsville businessman and merchant. The building is composed of two sections that vary in height one section is two stories, the other one-story. Although the building's façade was considerably altered in 1969, traces of its original style are still visible on the two-story section as is the name and date "San Roman Bldg.. in 1850" located below the denticulated cornice.