Haynes Building

111 West Austin Street, Jefferson, Texas 75657 


HAYNES BUILDING (20160943)- Located in the heart of the Historic Riverfront District of Jefferson at 111 Austin Street is this former site of River City Mercantile Company. This circa 1867 two-story mercantile building, with 12,000 sq. ft.,has dimensions of about 125’ by 50’. It has original cast iron cornices above its windows, arched entrances and original interior doors, original second floor heart pine flooring and a hand-operated furniture elevator. The total lot size is 50’by 150’ and it borders city alleys on the north and west elevations and Austin Street on the south elevation. It is within walking distance of twelve full service restaurants, City Hall, the First National Bank, doctors’ offices, the U.S. Post Office and many shops. This historic structure offers an opportunity for development for commercial apartments, lodging and retail uses. It should be eligible for federal and state tax credits, once restored.This building is listed for $285,000.