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Block 153:

Montfort House

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This house at 709 W.14th was the longtime home of the Montfort family; they were living here by 1905.  Oscar Montfort, who worked at the Stelfox jewelry store on Congress, passed away in the 1940s, but his daughters remained here till the 1960s.

Sources: Austin City Directories, Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Travis Central Appraisal District.
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