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Atlee Bernard Ayres

Atlee Bernard Ayres, American architect. Fellow American Institute Architects.; Mason (32 degree).; Club: Travis (ex-president).


  • Ayres, Atlee Bernard was born on July 12, 1874 in Hillsboro, Ohio, United States. Son of Nathan Tandy and Mary (Atlee) Ayres.

  • Education

    • Educated Art Students League and Metropolitan School of Architecture, New York.


    • Practiced at San Antonio, Texas, since 1899. Member firm Atlee B. & Robert M. Ayres. Firm architects of Smith-Young (35 stories), Plaza Hotel, Federal Reserve Bank Building etc.

      (all of San Antonio), also one of the architect for the Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Blind Institute, Austin, Texas, and Administration, Building, Randolph Field, Texas President San Antonio Fiesta Association, 7 years originator of La Noche de Fiesta. Former chairman State Asylum Board of Texas.


    • Author: Mexican Architecture, 1926.


    Fellow American Institute Architects. Mason (32 degree).; Club: Travis (ex-president).


    • Married Olive Moss Cox, December 1896. Children: Atlee Tandy, Robert Moss.
    • father: Nathan Tandy Ayres
    • mother: Mary (Atlee) Ayres
    • spouse: Olive Moss Cox
    • children: Atlee Tandy Ayres
    • Robert Moss Ayres
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    Born July 12, 1874