Details for Rylander-Kyle House (Atlas Number 5507017244)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5507017244

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Marker Number 17244
Atlas Number 5507017244
Marker Title Rylander-Kyle House
Index Entry Rylander-Kyle House
Address 711 West San Antonio St.
City San Marcos
County Hays
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes Buildings, Colonial Revival
Marker Year 2012
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location San Marcos, 711 W. San Antonio Street
Marker Size RTHL Medallion and plaque without post
Marker Text IGNATIUS BRAMWELL RYLANDER, A DISTINGUISHED AGRICULTURALIST FROM ALABAMA, BUILT THIS IMPOSING RESIDENCE IN 1912-13. NOTED ARCHITECT ROY L. THOMAS DESIGNED THE HOME IN THE COLONIAL REVIVAL STYLE WITH CLASSICAL DETAILS AND A SYMMETRICAL FRAME EDIFICE OF BALANCED HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL LINES. THE FRONT FAÇADE IS CENTERED ON A SHALLOW PEDIMENTED PORTICO, WHICH LEADS ONTO A DOUBLE-LEVEL PORCH SUPPORTED BY SIX IONIC COLUMNS. HENRY C. KYLE, JR., AN ATTORNEY AND FORMER LEGISLATOR, BOUGHT THE HOUSE FROM THE ESTATE OF HIS GRANDFATHER IN 1943. IT REMAINS IN THE FAMILY TODAY.