Houston, TX, United States
DoneSat, Jan 12, 2013 5:00 PM UTC
Selling to the highest bidder! Lewis & Maese
Lewis & Maese Antiques & Auctions will be selling the contents of the Houston Club downtown January 12, 2013! Established in 1894 as the city's first private club, the Houston Club has been the home away from home for many of Houston's most prominent individuals including William Marsh Rice, John Henry Kirby, Jesse Jones, M.D. Anderson, Hugh Roy Cullen, Ben Taub, George H.W. Bush, Robert Mosbacher and James A. Baker III. As the building at 811 Rusk St. is scheduled for demolition, EVERYTHING MUST AND WILL BE SOLD TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER! From antique furnishings, light fixtures, pianos to an entire workout gym, barber shop and commercial restaurant equipment. Other items include antique rugs, Jacuzzi tubs, two saunas, chaise lounges, sofas, beautifully upholstered chairs, bronze sculptures, original oil on canvas, a David Adickes tapestry, lamps, breakfronts, demilune consoles, chandeliers, mirrors, pool table, flat screen televisions, designer screens, sconces, fire place mantles and much more! Also included is an entire professional kitchen with all kitchen equipment from microwaves, hood vents, refrigerators, stainless Steele sinks, prep tables, ice machines, dish washer assembly line, walk-in coolers, silver burnisher, plate warmers, pot and pan racks and many others! The club also offered an entire gym with workout equipment which HAS TO GO! Items include treadmills, squat rack, hip press, calf press, leg extension, multi station weight machines, roman chair, back and ab bench, sit up machine, triceps and bicep stations, pull down machine, lat pull down, bench press, bike machine, stair step, elliptical, Stairmaster, precor bike, lifecycle, butterfly chest machine, punching bag, dumbells, floor mats, bottled water machines, saunas, a Jacuzzi tub and massage tables to name a few!