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G. Bedell Moore Building

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1904, 1909 addition, Atlee B. Ayres. 110 Broadway

Much of Ayres's early career focused on house designs, so this imposing commercial building is an exception. Originally five-stories tall, the Moore Building was given a sixth story five years after its completion to accommodate additional tenants. The building's buff-colored terra-cotta skin includes a series of round arches that unite the lower four floors, and double cornices created by the increase in the structure's height.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "G. Bedell Moore Building", [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, 153-153.

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