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RICHTER BUILDING-BOERNE MOTOR COMPANY
153 S. Main Street, Boerne
Library File #
OWNERS: Richter, Payne; Boerne Motor Company ADDITION: Original Town LOT: #26 DATE: c1920 Style/Period: Commercial
BUILDER: Arno Richter CONSTRUCTED OF: Brick; flat roof; commercial windows DESCRIPTION: One story, brick commercial building at the end of string of buildings on east side of Main Street. A parking lot is on the south side of the building.

HISTORY: In the early days around 1920 this was the Richter Garage and auto sales. It continued to house this type of business by the development of the Boerne Motor Company which was the Ford Dealership owned by Foster Becker, Edgar Schwarz, Sr. and Tom Dugosh. In the 1950s and 1960s this business sold to others including Jack Less, Bob Becket and Jennings Anderson. After Jennings Anderson built knew quarters on IH 10 this building was rented to antique dealers.

Source: Boerne Public Library files.