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St. Francis on the Brazos Catholic Church

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1931, Roy E. Lane. 3rd St. at Jefferson Ave.

Lane borrows this design directly from the San José mission in San Antonio ( SA85). His work is solid and carefully planned to give appropriate dignity to the tower and curvilinear facade of stucco as it sits on a prominent hill on the edge of downtown. Lane reproduced the famous rose window at San José and was faithful to its warm interior as well.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "St. Francis on the Brazos Catholic Church", [Waco, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-WT5.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 122-123.

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