Brickyard Discoveries in South Texas

Spaulding, Fred
June 2002
Studio Potter;Jun2002, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p42
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the prevalent use of bricks in various civic, business and religious buildings in Victoria, Texas. The tradition of building with brick in the town offers a wide variety of color, form and texture, organized primarily in unornamental rectangular forms, typical of 20th century modern architecture. The buildings include the Chamber of Commerce, the post office, the tax assessor's office, the county jail, numerous banks, churches, and schools. Adding complexity to the environment are the businesses that maintain a steady flow of commerce in Victoria.


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