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St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church

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1912, Frederick B. Gaenslen. 210 Ave. J
  • (Photograph by Gerald Moorhead )

One of Gaenslen's smaller designs, St. John's is a well-detailed brick basilican-plan church, with Romanesque-styled arches above all of the doors and windows and a corbeled brick cornice on the gabled facade. On the interior, the ceiling is supported by a series of wooden trusses.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church", [Hondo, 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, 223-223.

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