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San Marcos Activity Center

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1997, Beaty Saunders Architects. 501 E. Hopkins St.
  • (Photograph by Gerald Moorhead )

Situated in a park on the east side of San Marcos and along the San Marcos River, the recreation center forms a gateway into the historic downtown and university precinct. Buff brick and blue glass masses step back into the park, while a curved white colonnade addresses the street.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "San Marcos Activity Center", [San Marcos, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas: Central, South, and Gulf Coast, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 101-102.

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