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A.D. Stenger home reimagined for modern family in West Lake Hills

July 20, 2018 – Tom and Amy Brown found a charming West Lake Hills house in 2015 for the next chapter in their family’s life, but the 1961-built home needed an update. “A lot of it was DIY,” says Nathan Quiring of Clayton & Little architecture firm, which created the design. What made this project…

Austin American Statesman

San Antonio Conservation Society Honors Excellence at 69th Annual Historic Preservation Awards

March 30, 2018 – The San Antonio Conservation Society recognized Clayton & Little and partnering firm Latitude Architects for their work on the Maverick Building Apartments. The annual event honors local developers, architects, craftsmen and others who have played a significant part in preserving and redeveloping some of San Antonio’s most important historic structures.

San Antonio Business Journal

Ten New and Upcoming Texas Hotels Worth Checking Into

December 27, 2017 – This Texas landmark’s new owners have been updating the 1861 building’s systems and making repairs, and are on track to reopen by May. Nestled among six acres of mature oak trees along Salado Creek, the renovated inn will feature 48 rooms with balconies and patios.

Texas Monthly

Out of the darkness: Two Barton Springs Lights Back on for First Time in Decades

December 26, 2017 – “Two bulbs … two years.” That’s how architect Emily Little describes the circuitous and eventually rewarding efforts to reilluminate the 1928 stone gateposts at Barton Springs Pool. On a recent November night, a crowd of about 100 supporters of the Barton Springs Conservancy, a nonprofit advocacy group, gathered with sparklers in…

Austin American Statesman

AIA San Antonio’s People + Place Awards: The Best in Architectural Design

November 30, 2017 – After evaluating 60 entries from local architecture firms, the San Antonio chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced the winners of the 2017 AIA San Antonio Design Awards at its People + Place Celebration. Clayton & Little received recognition for three projects in San Antonio’s Pearl District: Bottling Department Food…

My San Antonio

Moody Foundation to Fund Pease Park Master Plan, Phase 1

October 27, 2017 – “This is a transformational gift for Pease Park and for the entire community; the Moody Foundation’s leadership and generosity is unparalleled,” said Kristen Brown, Pease Park Conservancy CEO. “This gift will enhance and preserve an Austin treasure for generations to come.”

Pease Park Conservancy Media Release

Bohemian Luxury

October 1, 2017 – Private clubs are ubiquitous in metropolises like New York, Los Angeles and London. Still, in 2013, when Austinites started hearing whispers about plans for Pershing, an exclusive social club on East 5th Street, some panicked, as though a social club was a White Walker preying on the Austin ethos rather than…

Tribeza

Upscale Hill Country Cuisine at Pitchfork Pretty

October 1, 2017 – “Occupying an architect-designed building … it is a stylishly rustic structure with dark-stained timbers and lofty ceilings. Light floods through plate glass at the entrance and illuminates shelves of jars filled with house-made pickles and preserves, while white paper lanterns seem to float overhead.” Travis Greig, the architect behind the restaurant,…

Texas Monthly

A First Look at Le Politique, Austin’s Newest Brasserie

September 18, 2017 – Austin would never be mistaken for Paris, but new French brasserie Le Politique is aiming to transform one corner of downtown into a reasonable facsimile of the City of Light.  

Texas Monthly

Preservation Austin Announces 2017 Award Recipients

September 1, 2017 – Preservation Austin is thrilled to honor another outstanding slate of projects with our 57th Annual Preservation Merit Awards. Established in 1960, this juried program celebrates the hard work and visionary approaches of those preserving Austin’s unique architectural, cultural, and environmental heritage. Clayton & Little received honors for three projects.

Preservation Austin

The World’s Most Gorgeous Glass Restaurants

August 28, 2017 – A clutch of four distinct areas—from a rooftop terrace to a historic 150-year-old bar which was replanted from Greenwich Village—now connect to create Eberly. The study is the coziest of its quarters and stands right in the center, designed after 19th-century British greenhouses (cue Kew Gardens), accented with hanging ferns and…

Architectural Digest

More Than Before

July 26, 2017 – “The building tells you what it wants to be.” With cues from the existing structure, we helped this once industrial bottling plant turned haunted house become a modern adaptation of its Art Deco past. Read more about West Elm on Grayson Street in San Antonio, featured in the latest issue of…

Texas Architect

Historic Austin Estate to become Boutique Hotel

June 13, 2017 – The vision for a boutique hotel at Austin’s historic Commodore Perry Estate is poised to become a reality at last. Local developers told the American-Statesman exclusively that the hotel, planned for the 10-acre gated compound at East 41st and Red River streets in Central Austin, will be a 53-room property due…

Austin American Statesman

How to Modify a Classic Midcentury Modern Home

December 9, 2015 – Our very own Emily Little featured in the Statesman, How to modify a classic midcentury modern home. Read about how she helped the Hime family rehabilitate their 1950’s Roland Roessner home.

Austin American Statesman