cleaners

VFW-MITCHELL CLEANERS BUILDING
117 E. James, Boerne
Library File #65.1
ID# 19770 ORIGINAL USE: VFW HALL PRESENT USE: None-2001 CURRENT OWNER: Douglas Lansing
OWNERS: George &Bedelia Mitchell LOCATION: Beversdorf lOT #9 DATE: c1950 Style/Period: Art Deco (Rare) HISTORICAL DESIGNATION: Eligible for Subject Mark
BUILDER: unknown CONSTRUCTED OF: Cinder block CONDITION: Not in use DESCRIPTION: Painted cinder block building with octagonal windows in the front.

HISTORY: Built after WWII as VFW meeting hall. In 1955 the building became the home of Mitchell's Dry Cleaning business. The Mitchell's lived directly across the street in the old Luckenbach home. After twenty five years in this location, the cleaners moved to another location in Boerne, leaving this building available to renters. At times it has stood empty, other times occupied by various businesses.

Source: Boerne Public Library files.- April, 2004

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