Alfred Giles Architecture Photos

Alfred Giles (1853-1920) born in England where he trained in architecture before moving to Texas in 1875. He designed sober residences and pretentious mansions, courthouses, commercial & institutional buildings in Texas & Mexico.

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Menger Hotel opposite The Alamo used by Teddy Roosevelt to recruit Rough Riders for Spanish American War. San Antonio, TX.Dillard's Department Store at Alamo Plaza & Commerce. San Antonio, TX.Dillard's Department Store conquistador detail. San Antonio, TX.North-Evans chateau now Austin's Women's Club. Austin, TX.
Menger Hotel (1859) opposite The Alamo used by Teddy Roosevelt to recruit Rough Riders for Spanish American War. San Antonio, TX. Architect: Alfred Giles, Atlee B. Ayres & Robert Ayres.Dillard's (formerly Joske's) Department Store at Alamo Plaza & Commerce. San Antonio, TX. Architect: Alfred Giles & Guindon + J.C. Dielmann.Dillard's Department Store conquistador detail. San Antonio, TX.North-Evans chateau now Austin's Women's Club (1874) (700 San Antonio St.). Austin, TX. Architect: Alfred Giles.
North-Evans chateau archway carvings. Austin, TX.Carl Wilhelm August Groos house in King William district. San Antonio, TX.Carl Wilhelm August Groos house front entry. San Antonio, TX.Alexander Sartor, Jr. house in King William district. San Antonio, TX.
North-Evans chateau archway carvings. Austin, TX.Carl Wilhelm August Groos house (1880) (335 King William) in King William district. San Antonio, TX. Style: Italian Villa. Architect: Alfred Giles.Carl Wilhelm August Groos house front entry. San Antonio, TX.Alexander Sartor, Jr. house (1882) (217 King William) in King William district. San Antonio, TX. Architect: Alfred Giles.
Alfred Giles twin house in King William district. San Antonio, TX.Alfred Giles twin house in King William district. San Antonio, TX.Alfred Giles twin house in King William district. San Antonio, TX.Albert Steves house in King William district. San Antonio, TX.
Alfred Giles twin house (1883) (306 King William) in King William district. San Antonio, TX. Architect: Alfred Giles.Alfred Giles twin house (1883) (308 King William) in King William district. San Antonio, TX. Architect: Alfred Giles.Alfred Giles twin house (1883) (308 King William) in King William district. San Antonio, TX. Architect: Alfred Giles.Albert Steves house (1883) (504 King William) in King William district. San Antonio, TX. Architect: Alfred Giles.
Capt. Charles Schreiner Mansion. Kerrville, TX.Old Gillespie County Courthouse now a library. Fredericksburg, TX.Masonic Building. Kerrville, TX.Bank of Fredericksburg. Fredericksburg, TX.
Capt. Charles Schreiner Mansion (1879-1897). Kerrville, TX. Style: Richardsonian Romanesque. Architect: Alfred Giles. On National Register.Old Gillespie County Courthouse (1881-2) (115 West Main St.) now a library. Fredericksburg, TX. Architect: Alfred Giles.Masonic Building (1890) (211 Earl Garrett St.). Kerrville, TX. Style: Late Italinate. Architect: Alfred Giles. On National Register.Bank of Fredericksburg (1898) (120 East Main St.). Fredericksburg, TX. Style: Richardsonian Romanesque. Architect: Alfred Giles.
Webb County Courthouse. Laredo, TX.Webb County Courthouse. Laredo, TX.

Webb County Courthouse (1909) (1000 Houston St.). Laredo, TX. Architect: Alfred Giles.Webb County Courthouse. Laredo, TX.


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