Foley House

Foley House

   

On 704 Chenevert in downtown Houston sat a non-descript, run down home with a vital connection to the city’s past. In this home lived a vibrant, influential, but sheltered woman named Blanche Foley. One of three childless offspring of a couple connected with the Foley’s Department store, Blanche was educated in Europe and came back to help found Houston’s fledgling symphony orchestra. Upon her death she left her entire estate to the Galveston-Houston Catholic Diocese.

Apart from her sojourn in

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LOCATION

Foley House

Avenida de las Americas between Jackson and Rusk., Houston, TX 77010

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