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Fred Hornaday House

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1929, Ralph H. Cameron. 101 E. Kings Hwy.
  • (Photograph by Jason Coleman)
  • (Photograph by Jason Coleman)

This commanding American Colonial Revival, perhaps Cameron's finest house in the city, was built for oil and gas entrepreneur Hornaday. It has a particularly bold entranceway, rather more Italian Baroque than American in inspiration, with its cornice topped by a broken pediment and a large urn.

At 119 E. Kings Highway, the American Colonial Revival house of 1911 for rancher John Kokernot by Atlee B. Ayres has a very grand order of columns across a front porch that provides a superb view of the city. The Kelwood Company's design (1925) for jewelry store owner Pleas J. McNeel at number 126 is a rather simple Spanish colonial. Henry T. Phelps gave the Ike Kampmann House (1921) at number 131 a Richardsonian entrance arch.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Fred Hornaday House", [San Antonio, 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, 175-176.

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