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San Antonio Municipal Auditorium

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1926, Atlee B. and Robert M. Ayers, George Willis, and E.T. Jackson; 1985 restoration, Phelps/Garza/Bomberger. 100 Auditorium Cir.
  • (Photograph by Gerald Moorhead )

Designed in a Spanish colonial manner popular in the 1920s and deemed appropriate for its proximity to the Alamo, the auditorium's symmetrical facade is clad in Indiana lime stone, with tile-covered domes atop the twin towers set at either end. A steel-framed dome dominates the interior auditorium space, which seats more than 8,000 people.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "San Antonio Municipal Auditorium", [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, 160-160.

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