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Atlee Bernard Ayres

architect

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Works

  • Author: Mexican Architecture, 1926.

Membership

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

Connections

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