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GARGOYLES in TEXAS

Ugly is Beautiful

Scary, whimsical, and allegorical details on
Texas buildings that could afford them.
Ellis County courthouse gargoyle
Photo courtesy
Sam Fenstermacher

Featured Gargoyles

  • Interview with the Gargoyle by Johnny Stucco
    Behind the grimace beats the heart of a young boy.

  • Waxahachie's Courthouse Grotesques Or
    The Star-crossed Romance of Harry and Mabel

    The Legend from Three Sources
    A gallery of the stone faces photographed and arranged by Sam Fenstermacher

  • The Grotesque Brothers of Houston's Market Square by John Troesser
  • Architectural Whimsy by Johnny Stucco
    “Scholarly Distractions”
    The Stonecutter's Art
    Lovett Hall, Rice University, Houston, Texas
  • Gargoyle Images

  • Austin, Driskill Hotel, Cow Gargoyle
  • Austin, Driskill Hotel architectural detail
  • Beaumont, Texas
  • Corsicana
  • Electra, Grand Theater
  • Fort Worth - Flat Iron Building decorative panthers
  • Fort Worth - Three gargoyles on the Horse Fountain on the courthouse square
  • Greenville
  • Henderson, Rusk County Courthouse griffin
  • Henderson, Rusk County Courthouse griffins
  • Hillsboro bank
  • Houston, Harris County Courthouse
  • Houston, Mercury
  • Houston, Former Rice Hotel
  • Houston, Southwestern Bell Telephone Building
  • Houston, Southwestern Bell Telephone Building, half gargoyle
  • La Grange, Fayette County Courthouse
  • La Grange, Fayette County Courthouse
  • McAllen, Former Elementary School Aztec Gargoyle
  • Port Arthur
  • San Antonio, Bexar County Courthouse face
  • San Antonio, Emily Morgan Hotel
  • San Antonio, Emily Morgan Hotel Winged Monkeys
  • San Antonio, Nix Building
  • San Antonio, Smith Young Tower 1
  • San Antonio, Smith Young Tower 2
  • San Antonio, Southern Pacific Depot
  • Uvalde, opera house dragon

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