Ayres Architecture Photos

Atlee Bernard Ayres (1873-1969) born Ohio & grew up in Texas. After studying architecture at Columbia University in the early 90s, he returned to San Antonio where he partnered briefly with Charles A. Coughlin (until he died in 1905). In 1924, Ayers partnered with his son Robert Moss Ayres (1898-1977) to build many residences in several revival styles: esp. Spanish Colonial. Robert Moss Ayres trained at University of Pennsylvania & École des Beaux-Art.

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Menger Hotel opposite The Alamo used by Teddy Roosevelt to recruit Rough Riders for Spanish American War. San Antonio, TX.Old Alamo National Bank building now the Vault. San Antonio, TX.G. Bedell Moore building. San Antonio, TX.G. Bedell Moore building corner details. San Antonio, 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.Old Alamo National Bank building now the Vault (1902) (316 Commerce). San Antonio, TX. Style: Renaissance Revival. Architect: James Wahrenberger, Coughlin & Atlee B. Ayres. On National Register.G. Bedell Moore building (1904) (110 Broadway at East Houston). San Antonio, TX. Architect: Atlee B. Ayres.G. Bedell Moore building corner details. San Antonio, TX.
G. Bedell Moore building lion holding garland detail. San Antonio, TX.Halff House. San Antonio, TX.Tower Life Building [aka Smith Young Tower]. San Antonio, TX.Tower Life Building facade. San Antonio, TX.
G. Bedell Moore building lion holding garland detail. San Antonio, TX.Halff House (1904) (601 Howard St.). San Antonio, TX. Architect: C.A. Coughlin & Atlee B. Ayres. On National Register.Tower Life Building [aka Smith Young Tower] (1929) (30 floors) (310 South Saint Mary's St.). San Antonio, TX. Architect: Atlee B. Ayres & Robert Ayres. On National Register.Tower Life Building facade. San Antonio, TX.
Tower Life Building gargoyles. San Antonio, TX.Tower Life Building portal. San Antonio, TX.McNay Art Museum in Marion McNay & Donald T. Atkinson house. San Antonio, TX.McNay Art Museum in former home of art collector Marion McNay Atkinson. San Antonio, TX.
Tower Life Building gargoyles. San Antonio, TX.Tower Life Building portal. San Antonio, TX.McNay Art Museum in Marion McNay & Donald T. Atkinson house (1929). San Antonio, TX. Architect: Atlee B. Ayres & Robert M. Ayres. McNay Art Museum in former home of art collector Marion McNay Atkinson. San Antonio, TX.
Original main entrance of McNay Art Museum with modern gallery wing added. San Antonio, TX.Decorative elements over former front door of McNay Art Museum. San Antonio, TX.Spanish-style patio with fountain at McNay Art Museum. San Antonio, TX.Spanish Colonial architecture at McNay Art Museum. San Antonio, TX.
Original main entrance of McNay Art Museum with modern gallery wing added. San Antonio, TX.Decorative elements over former front door of McNay Art Museum. San Antonio, TX.Spanish-style patio with fountain at McNay Art Museum. San Antonio, TX.Spanish Colonial architecture at McNay Art Museum. San Antonio, TX.
Entrance hallway with staircase at McNay Art Museum. San Antonio, TX.


Entrance hallway with staircase at McNay Art Museum. San Antonio, TX.



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