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Clifford Building

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1891, J. Riely Gordon. 423–431 E. Commerce St.

Perched above the San Antonio River, the Clifford Building is a rather restrained Romanesque Revival work by Gordon, who here joins the second- and third-floor windows beneath round arches. The original brick-work has unfortunately been painted over. The designer of the Riverwalk, Robert H. H. Hugman, had his office in this building, so he could look out at his work on a daily basis, a fact that is commemorated by Hugman's name and dates on the curved canopy above the water.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Clifford Building", [San Antonio, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-SA15.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 149-150.

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