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120 E. Pilar 2010 Survey
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120 E. Pilar 1986 Survey Information
Address: 120 E. Pilar
Lot: 3-A, 3-B
Condition: Good; new brick and iron fence around exterior.
Description: 1-story masonry; rectangular plan; flat roof with terracotta coping; depending awning on three sides; three bays articulated by two windows and entry with iron shutters; corbeled brickwork at cornice; segmental arches over windows and doors; projecting parapet at center of cornice has "Chas. Hoya 1897 Land Office".
Significance: Said to be the first fireproof building in city; Recorded Texas Historic Landmark (RTHL); architectural plans still exist; good example of style; associated with prominent Nacogdoches family, the Charles Hoya family, who owned a number of buildings in the central business district and several residences, including the Stern-Hoya Home on S. Lanana St and the Hoya sister houses on N. Logansport Rd.