SAVE THE JIM WEST MANSION!

SAVE THE JIM WEST MANSION! August 2008 This petition supports the preservation of the Jim West Mansion, a national historical and architectural treasure located on the shores of Clear Lake, near Houston, Texas. The Jim West Mansion is a 17,000-square-foot Italian Renaissance mansion designed by renowned Houston architect Joseph Finger (who also designed Houston

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This petition is sponsored by Houstorian and Amnesia Houston. http://houstorian.wordpress.com/ http://www.amnesiahouston.org/

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LINKS: Greater Houston Preservation Alliance\'s Endangered Buildings List http://ghpa.org/endangered/ Texas Historical Commission Listing http://atlas.thc.state.tx.us/common/viewform.aspatlas_num=2094001015&site_name=West%2C%20James%20and%20Jessie%2C%20Mansion&class=2001 Houston Deco Feature http://www.houstondeco.org/1920s/west.html Preserved in Time, Inc. http://preservedintime.org/ ---------- NEWS: \"Building Watch Update: West Mansion May Get Five Year Lease on Life\" - Houstonist, 4/19/07 http://houstonist.com/2007/04/19/building_watch_4.php \"How the West Won\" - Houston Chronicle, 4/18/07 http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/gray/4728673.html \"Down at the Villa\" - Houston House & Home, 2/2007 http://www.houseandhomeonline.com/home/documents/houpp_0207_hou.pdf \"Preservationists Work to Save Landmark West Mansion\" - khou.com, 2/15/07 http://www.khou.com/news/local/stories/khou070215_tnt_westmansion.2d856e5.html \"Five Local Sites Added to State\'s Most Endangered List\" - Houstonist, 2/7/07 http://houstonist.com/2007/02/07/five_local_sites_added_to_states_most_endangered_list.php \"Preservation Texas Announces Fourth Annual List of Texas\' Most Endangered Historical Places\" - Preservation Texas, 2/7/07 http://www.preservationtexas.org/endangered/2007.htm \"Endangered List Grows\" - Houston Chronicle, 1/13/07 http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/business/4468283.html \"Former Rocket Acquires Historic Site Along Clear Lake\" - Houston Chronicle, 10/26/06 http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/archive.mplid=2006_4216670 \"Building Watch: James Marion West Mansion\" - Houstonist, 10/25/06 http://houstonist.com/2006/10/25/building_watch_2.php

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