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The Ashbel Smith Building, also known as Old Red, is a Romanesque Revival building located in Galveston, Texas. It was built in 1891 with red brick and sandstone. Nicholas J. Clayton was the architect. It was the first University of Texas Medical Branch building.

The Ashbel Smith Building, also known as Old Red, is a Romanesque Revival building located in Galveston, Texas. It was built in 1891 with red brick and sandstone. Nicholas J. Clayton was the architect. It was the first University of Texas Medical Branch building.

Close up to entrance of Ursuline Convent 1894  The main Victorian Gothic building, constructed by Nicholas J. Clayton along with the convent in the mid-1890s, sheltered more than 1,000 refugees during the Galveston hurricane of 1900.  Hurricane Carla damaged both the academy and convent in 1961, and the buildings were subsequently demolished. The campus chapel, redesigned by Clayton, stood from 1871 to 1961, while the convent remained from 1854 to 1973.

Close up to entrance of Ursuline Convent 1894 The main Victorian Gothic building, constructed by Nicholas J. Clayton along with the convent in the mid-1890s, sheltered more than 1,000 refugees during the Galveston hurricane of 1900. Hurricane Carla damaged both the academy and convent in 1961, and the buildings were subsequently demolished. The campus chapel, redesigned by Clayton, stood from 1871 to 1961, while the convent remained from 1854 to 1973.

Built of stone and steel for the railroad magnate Walter Gresham and his family, this famous house was designed by Nicholas Clayton, Galveston’s premier Victorian-era architect. The Bishop’s Palace is recognized as one of America’s finest examples of Victorian exuberance and Gilded Age extravagance.

Built of stone and steel for the railroad magnate Walter Gresham and his family, this famous house was designed by Nicholas Clayton, Galveston’s premier Victorian-era architect. The Bishop’s Palace is recognized as one of America’s finest examples of Victorian exuberance and Gilded Age extravagance.

Built by George and Magnolia Sealy in 1889, their home, known as Open Gates, stands as a reminder of Galveston’s gilded age and considered by many as one of the last great romantic buildings of the 19th century.  It was designed by the premier architects of the country, Mc Kim Mead and White of New York with construction supervised by the premier architect of Galveston, Nicholas J. Clayton. Tickets are on sale now at http://shop.galvestonhistory.org!

Built by George and Magnolia Sealy in 1889, their home, known as Open Gates, stands as a reminder of Galveston’s gilded age and considered by many as one of the last great romantic buildings of the 19th century. It was designed by the premier architects of the country, Mc Kim Mead and White of New York with construction supervised by the premier architect of Galveston, Nicholas J. Clayton. Tickets are on sale now at http://shop.galvestonhistory.org!

A lovely interior staircase with a fireplace and stained glass windows, that exemply the decor of America's Gilded Age. Located in the, Bishop's Place/Gresham Castle. Built by architect Nicholas J. Clayton, c.1887 to c.1893. Originally owned by Walter Gresham, an American lawyer and politician. - Location: 1402 Broadway in Galveston, Texas. ~ {cwlyons}

A lovely interior staircase with a fireplace and stained glass windows, that exemply the decor of America's Gilded Age. Located in the, Bishop's Place/Gresham Castle. Built by architect Nicholas J. Clayton, c.1887 to c.1893. Originally owned by Walter Gresham, an American lawyer and politician. - Location: 1402 Broadway in Galveston, Texas. ~ {cwlyons}

The J.C. League house  Galveston Island, TX  c. 1892-3,  Architect: Nicholas J. Clayton

The J.C. League house Galveston Island, TX c. 1892-3, Architect: Nicholas J. Clayton

Galveston, TX--night shot of the Bishop's Palace (built 1887-1893) ...designed by nicholas j. clayton, the state's first professional architect...

Galveston, TX--night shot of the Bishop's Palace (built 1887-1893) ...designed by nicholas j. clayton, the state's first professional architect...

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