J.T. Canales House

View of JT Canales House and Texas Historical Landmark

View of the JT Canales House and THC marker. Image available on the Internet and included in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107.

The J.T. Canales House is located at 505 E. St. Charles St. Brownsville, TX. It is recognized as a Texas Historical Landmark. This Victorian transition house was built in 1913 by Baltazar Torres.

José Tomás "JT" Canales (1877–1976) was an attorney and judge, civil rights advocate and state legislator, who moved to Brownsville in 1903 and represented deep South Texas as a state representative (1905–1910). Having married in 1910, Canales purchased the lot in 1911, and he and his wife, Anne, built their home in 1913.

J. T. Canales House, Brownsville, Texas

J.T. Canales house on E. St. Charles St. in Brownsville. Image available on the Internet and included in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107.

J. T. Canales house, view facing east

J.T. Canales house on E. St. Charles St. in Brownsville. Image available on the Internet and included in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107.

J.T. Canales House