The Alexander Mansion of Dallas


Dallas entrepreneur Charles H. Alexander built the 12,500 sq. ft. mansion in 1904 at 4607 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas.

Alexander was the owner of the Dallas Ice Factory which produced 150 pounds of ice daily. He also headed the Dallas Consolidated Electric Railway System, which electrified Dallas’ transportation system at the turn of the 20th century.

The Mansion – Past

The Alexander Mansion of Dallas is among the city’s older residences and one of the few original houses remaining along Ross Avenue. The work of architectural firm Sanguinett & Staats of Fort Worth with C.D. Hill, it is virtually intact from its original construction. The original cost of $125,000.00 is approximately ten million dollars in today’s money.

The Mansion – Present

The historic Alexander Mansion stands proudly on Ross Avenue, just blocks from the vibrant Arts District. A beacon for the rebirth of a former premier neighborhood in Dallas in the early 1900’s, the preservation of the Mansion is a major focus for the Dallas Woman’s Forum.

Today, the Mansion is alive with the presence of the dedicated women of the Forum and of the countless visitors who visit ….

Rent the Alexander

This elegant historical mansion is located one mile east of the Dallas Arts District. Available to rent for any occasion, the Alexander Mansion can be your home for entertaining.

For weddings, anniversary celebrations, holiday entertaining, or corporate parties, this historic landmark transports your guests to the elegance of the early 20th century.