Diana J. Kleiner
Trube House
Photograph, Trube House in Galveston, Texas. Image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Image available on the Internet and included in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107.

TRUBE HOUSE. Trube House, at 1627 Sealy Avenue in Galveston, Texas, was designed by Alfred Muller and built in 1890 for John Clement Trube, a native of Denmark who was active in local merchandising and real estate. The thirty-room, modified–Gothic Revival home has a mansard roof and twelve gables and is noted for its false chimney, which contains a stained-glass window.


Vertical Files, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin (Galveston–Historic Buildings).

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Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Modified on August 2, 2016. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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