By Denise AlexanderThe Strand, often called the Wall road of the Southwest, features a major choice of 19th-century constructions. lengthy the heart of Galveston's enterprise group, its structure is a reminder of this ancient port urban. The nationwide historical Landmark District comprises structures labeled as Greek Revival, Italianate, and Victorian style--sometimes with strains of vernacular construction traditions that date to the 1850s. old pictures discovered inside of this ebook illustrate the improvement of the Strand and surrounding streets, together with Mechanic, industry, and Postoffice. Galveston's old Downtown and Strand District demonstrates the facility of position, regardless of an ever-changing economic system and ordinary mess ups.