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2. Lancaster Avenue Commercial National Register Historic District c.1910-1944

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3. 635 N. Zang - Mayor George Sergeant's Home c.1910





 635 N. Zang was constructed in 1910 by George Sergeant. Sergeant was a Fifth Circuit Court Justice and former Dallas Mayor. Sergeant served only a short time as mayor, from 1935-1937, but he presided over arguably one of Dallas’s most ambitious endeavors ever – the 1936 Texas Centennial. Sergeant became known as the Centennial Mayor. He had a hand in bringing the Centennial to Dallas. Both San Antonio and Houston had also competed to host the event.

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