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.
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.