Bishop's Palace This Photo was taken at Galveston, Texas after sunrise. (07-09-11) Built by lawyer Colonel Walter Gresham and designed by Nicholas Clayton, Galveston's premier architect, this Victorian castle was cited by the American Institute of Architects as one of the 100 most important buildings in America. The home was built from 1886 to 1892.
The Bishop’s Palace in Galveston, Texas Toured the castles and old houses and churches in downtown Galveston one day on vacation with the girls when it was raining. They were very beautiful. We always visited the beaches, never knew there was so much more to Galveston. Great times.
Bishop's Palace (Gresham Castle) 5940394641_4036a2b281_b Location: Galveston, Texas History: This Victorian castle (formerly known as Gresham Castle) was built by lawyer and railroad entrepreneur Colonel Walter Gresham and architect Nicholas Clayton from 1887 to 1892. The Bishop's Palace gets it's name from recently serving as a Catholic bishop's residence.