8. El Globo Nuevo (1897)

1502 E. Madison Street
The first section of the commercial building was built in 1897 for Adolfo (also spelled Adolpho_ Garza, while subsequent additions were built prior to 1914. The building is a typical 19th century Rio Grande Valley commercial structure with plain brick facades highlighted by denticulated cornices and openings grouped into bays by simple pilasters. In the parapet over the central pier is a block with he date 1897 in raised brick.