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Eberly is a Modern Take on a Creative Atmosphere of Classic American Taverns

February 20, 2020 – Eberly is a contemporary American restaurant, forged from an old print shop located just south of the Colorado River. Eberly was designed by Clayton & Little and Mickie Spencer (interior design) as a place for a thoughtful collection of dining, drinking and thinking spaces.

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Clayton & Little Creates an Eclectic Interior for Eberly Bar and Tavern in Austin

February 17, 2020 – Inside a former 1970s print shop building, hanging plants, used books and a bar salvaged from the storied Cedar Tavern in New York’s Greenwich Village are among the elements that characterized this sophisticated bar, cafe and restaurant in central Austin designed by architecture studio Clayton & Little and interior designer Mickie Spencer.

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The Best New Restaurants in Texas for 2020

February 17, 2020 – Congratulations to our clients at Savor for making Texas Monthly’s Best New Restaurants List! What kind of food do they serve?” That’s the first thing friends want to know when I tell them about a new restaurant. More often than not, my answer is something like “eclectic” or “fusion cuisine” or…

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Eberly by Clayton & Little

February 17, 2020 – Austin/San Antonio firm Clayton & Little designed this inspiring bar, cafe and restaurant located in a former a 1970s-era print shop near downtown Austin. The venue features the 150-year-old bar that was salvaged from the storied Cedar Tavern in New York’s Greenwich Village. The combination restaurant, bar and cafe is an eclectic and…

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Good Architecture in the Countryside. Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn by Clayton & Little

February 15, 2020 – Clayton & Little architects were commissioned to build a sustainable agricultural facility, attentive to the landscape and recycling material. An interesting challenge for an architecture project. The architects used recycled material and proposed a typology of facility with a characteristic structure in the area, designed as a modern “pole barn” (the…

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Balcones Residence Austin, renovation by Clayton & Little

February 12, 2020 – Balcones Residence is a house in Austin, Texas originally designed by the modernist architect Roland Roessner, professor at the University of Texas during the latter half of the 1900s. The architects from local firm Clayton & Little completed a sensitive renovation that improves the environmental performance of this jewel of modernism,…

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Hotel Saint Cecilia by Clayton & Little

February 11, 2020 – Clayton & Little transformed this 1888-vintage Victorian mansion and one-acre campus into an oasis for one of Austin’s treasured boutique hotels. The design preserves the park-like space in the middle of the site in keeping with the original rhythms of the neighborhood. 6 Live Oaks provide the framework for siting four new…

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Hotel Saint Cecilia, a Sophisticated Hotel Merging History with Contemporary Style in Austin, Texas

February 11, 2020 – Designed to offer privacy and refuge from the bustle of the city, the hotel grounds feature six magnificent live oaks scattered around an 1888-vintage Victorian mansion, recognized by Austin’s Historic Landmark Commission as the Miller-Crockett House. Through a series of strategic renovations, additions, and new construction, Clayton & Little gave this 3,425-square-foot building…

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Eclectic boutique hotel Commodore Perry Estate slated to launch in Austin this April

February 6, 2020 – Some Texas food fans are likely already familiar with Lutie’s, an upcoming and wildly anticipated Austin restaurant. However, not as many diners know about the hotel that houses the whimsical new establishment: The Commodore Perry Estate, which is slated to make its debut in April.

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6 Enticing Breweries in Historic Buildings

February 2, 2020 – Beer may be a globally beloved libation, but it has long been an important part of American history and culture. Dutch settlers brewed beer during the 17th century, and evidence exists that a few Native American tribes made corn-based beer long before that. When droves of German immigrants arrived in the…

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Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn / Clayton & Little

January 30, 2020 – Saxum Vineyards Equipment Barn featured in ArchDaily. Located in the Templeton Gap area of West Paso Robles, California this simple agricultural storage structure rests at the toes of the 50 acre James Berry Vineyard and the adjacent Saxum Winery sitting just over 800 feet away. Designed as a modern pole barn,…

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The historic Stagecoach Inn in Salado is looking better than new

January 29, 2020 – Like many Central Texans, Clark Lyda recalls stopping with his family at the Stagecoach Inn in Salado, an ancient refuge from the road 50 miles north of Austin. “Yes, I remember the hush puppies, the tomato aspic, the strawberry kiss and the iced tea,” Lyda says with a grin…

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Clayton & Little January Newsletter

January 29, 2020 – While Clayton & Little’s roots are firmly planted in Texas, the combined experience of the firm’s partners and directors maps to more than 40 locations outside the lone star state. Below, we showcase a few in-progress projects in three states beyond Texas: California, Hawaii, and Maryland. With projects like these in…

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Eclectic decor fills Eberly restaurant and tavern in central Austin

January 27, 2020 – Hanging plants, used books and a bar salvaged from New York are among the diverse elements incorporated into an eatery and bar in Texas conceived by architecture studio Clayton & Little and interior designer Mickie Spencer. The Eberly occupies a 1970s brick building that formerly housed a print shop. The restaurant…

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Eberly Restaurant, Bar and Cafe in Austin / Clayton & Little

January 12, 2020 – Eberly, inspired by sources both humble and lofty, marries a former 1970s print shop building with a salvaged bar from the storied Cedar Tavern in New York’s Greenwich Village to create a sophisticated bar, cafe and restaurant in central Austin. Following the owner’s purchase of the legendary bar, hand-carved mahogany sections…

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clayton & little situate off-grid barn of perforated steel among california vineyard

January 11, 2020 – Clayton & Little situates its ‘Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn‘ among the rolling agricultural landscape of West Paso Robles, California. This simple storage structure rests along the outskirts of the fifty acre James Berry Vineyard and its nearby winery. The barn, with its renewable energy system, expresses the winery’s commitment to environmental…

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Eberly Hospitality Project in Austin

January 10, 2020 – Eberly, inspired by sources both humble and lofty, marries a former 1970s print shop building with a salvaged bar from the storied Cedar Tavern in New York’s Greenwich Village to create a sophisticat-ed bar, cafe and restaurant in central Austin. Following the owner’s purchase of the legendary bar, hand-carved mahogany sections…

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California equipment barn operates off the grid

January 9, 2020 – Designed by Clayton & Little, the Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn in West Paso Robles, California, is a 21st century agri-industrial building that is self-sufficient and operates independently from the energy grid, maximizing the structure’s survivability and resilience. The agricultural storage structure rests at the toe of the 20-ha (50-acre) James Berry Vineyard…

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Austin’s 14 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings in 2020

January 9, 2020 – TheThe ever-changing restaurant scene in Austin always gives residents something to look forward to. This 2020 new restaurant preview includes additions from powerhouse restaurant groups (a tiki bar from the award-winning Tatsu-ya family and McGuire Moorman’s three new restaurants) as well as a massive new food market and exciting new expansions, like the Cajun…

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California winery innovates with sustainable recycling creation

January 6, 2020 – In the California city of West Paso Robles, architecture firm Clayton & Little has given old oil field drill stem pipes unexpected new life — as an equipment barn that offsets over 100% of the energy needs for a sustainably-minded winery. Covered with a photovoltaic roof, the Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn is not…

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Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn by Clayton & Little

January 3, 2020 – Located in the Templeton Gap area of West Paso Robles, California, this simple agricultural storage structure rests at the toe of the 50-acre James Berry Vineyard and the adjacent winery sitting just over 800 feet away. This structure is completely self-sufficient and operates independently from the energy grid, maximizing the structure’s…

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Building of the Year Vote

January 2, 2020 – Vote for Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn as American-Architects’ Building of the Year! In 2019 the “Building of the Week” reviews on American-Architects presented 41 buildings located in the United States. To bring this year’s feature to a close, we are holding a Building of the Year poll. With just a few…

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The Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn by Clayton & Little

January 2, 2020 – Clayton & Little recently designed the Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn which is part of Saxum Vineyard in Paso Robles, California. The project was recognized with a 2019 National Small Project Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Located in the Templeton Gap area of West Paso Robles, California, this simple…

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Clark’s Oyster Bar, Austin, Texas / Clayton & Little

December 28, 2019 – Clark’s Oyster Bar is a remodel of a 1940s building that once housed a former restaurant and before that an auto repair shop. On the edge of the historic Clarksville neighborhood and a commercial strip, Clark’s is positioned as Austin’s definitive neighborhood oyster joint. Clayton & Little worked closely with the owner…

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The 18 Most Anticipated Hotel Openings of 2020

December 26, 2019 – Our Commodore Perry project made Vogue’s list of The Most Anticipated Hotel Openings of 2020. See our project and the full list on Vogue… Want to go somewhere new? Like brand new? Then in 2020, you’re in luck. There are an impressive list of luxury properties opening for the first time across the…

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Clayton & Little for an AIA Award-winning, sustainable farm structure

December 23, 2019 – The project by US firm, Clayton & Little for a small but elegant agricultural structure in California was recognised with a 2019 National Small Project Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The simple, off-the-grid structure features repurposed industrial commodity parts for its structural parts. We’ve become accustomed to seeing…

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Hotel at historic Green Pastures advances

December 20, 2019 – Developer La Corsha Hospitality Group has won the approval of a key city commission to build a hotel on the grounds of the historic Green Pastures farmhouse in South Austin. Austin’s Historic Landmark Commission voted 6-2 on Dec. 16 in favor of the hotel’s design, moving the project a step closer…

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10 architectural projects in Austin by Austin architects we liked this month

December 20, 2019 – As part of Archinect’s month-long Spotlight on Austin, we’re mixing up the typical Friday compilation of ten top projects on various Firm and People profiles shared to our Pinterest boards and, instead, present you ten of our favorite Austin projects designed by practices based in Austin.

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Eberly

December 19, 2019 – Divided into three distinct dining experiences under one roof, Clayton & Little designed Eberly to capture the independent spirit of Austin, Texas. Eberly, inspired by sources both humble and lofty, marries a former 1970s print shop building with a salvaged bar from the storied Cedar Tavern in New York’s Greenwich Village to create a…

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The Best-Designed New Hotels of 2020

December 17, 2019 – Our Commodore Perry project made the list of Best Designed New Hotels of 2020. View the full list on Architectural Digest… The preeminent design hotel of 2020 is difficult to describe in just one word or phrase. Our newest annual list is curated with something for everyone. Architect Lord Norman Foster…

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Commodore Perry Estate

December 16, 2019 – Auberge Resorts Collection, a portfolio of award-winning hotels, resorts and residences, today announced that it plans a Spring 2020 opening for its first urban retreat in the dynamic destination of Austin, Texas. Commodore Perry Estate, Auberge Resorts Collection will be a modern interpretation of a residential estate from yesteryear, where guests are invited…

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Austin is calling! Don’t miss these architectural job opportunities currently featured on Archinect Jobs

December 13, 2019 – A city teeming with an eclectic mix of architectural styles and cultural roots, in recent years Austin has become a hotspot for architects to showcase work that activates public spaces through formally dynamic and materially rich designs. Tying in with Archinect’s Spotlight on Austin, we’ve selected seven Austin-based firms that are…

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Historic Austin Mansion Transformed into a Showcase Auberge Resort Wonderland

December 12, 2019 – Texans who’ve long savored the luxuries of Auberge Resorts Collection properties (think Napa’s Auberge du Soleil and Hawaii’s Mauna Lani) will soon have an Auberge of their own to dive into the sumptuousness that has earned Auberge the highest of plaudits both nationally and internationally. The Commodore Perry Estate is poised…

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Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn by Clayton & Little

December 12, 2019 – Located in the Templeton Gap area of West Paso Robles, California, this simple agricultural storage structure rests at the toe of the 50-acre James Berry Vineyard and the adjacent winery sitting just over 800 feet away. This structure is completely self-sufficient and operates independently from the energy grid, maximizing the structure’s…

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Peek inside the Commodore Perry Estate resort in Hancock

December 12, 2019 – Commodore Perry Estate, a new luxury resort on a 10-acre, historic property in the Hancock neighborhood, is set to open in spring 2020. The central-city destination hotel is part of California-based Auberge Resorts Collection, which operates boutique-style luxury properties worldwide.

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Luxury hotel set for spring debut at Austin’s storied Commodore Perry Estate

December 11, 2019 – A new chapter is at hand for the historic Commodore Perry Estate in central Austin, one that will see the 10-acre property transformed into the first hotel in Texas for the Auberge brand. A spring opening is planned for the luxury hotel, Auberge executives told the American-Statesman. They said the Commodore…

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Exclusive details: Former Barley Swine chefs return to Austin to open luxury hotel restaurant

December 11, 2019 – Bradley Nicholson’s time has come. An executive chef told me a story a few years ago about how when he went to offer a line cook the position of sous chef, the young man turned him down. A nascent restaurateur had approached the cook and asked him to run the kitchen…

Austin 360

Barley Swine Alums Are Returning to Austin With a High-End Restaurant

December 11, 2019 – Lauded Barley Swine alums Bradley Nicholson and Eater Young Gun Susana Querejazu (’16) are coming back to Austin to open their own high-end restaurant. Lutie’s Garden Restaurant, which will be found on the Commodore Perry Estate at 4100 Red River Street in Hancock, will open sometime in the spring of 2020. Lutie’s will focus on New American and Texan fare made with ingredients sourced locally from vendors…

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Luxury Central Austin resort revives historic estate with restaurant and private club

December 11, 2019 – A 10-acre site listed on the National Register of Historic Places is being touted as Austin’s first “urban retreat.” Luxury lodging operator Auberge Resorts Collection, owned by Houston billionaire Toyota dealer Dan Friedkin, said in a December 11 release that the Commodore Perry Estate resort is scheduled to open in the spring of 2020.

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Clark’s Oyster Bar

December 6, 2019 – Clayton & Little converted a former repair shop into the elegant Clark’s Oyster Bar, a local dining staple that serves up the freshest oysters in Austin, Texas.

Hospitality Snapshots

Introducing Archinect’s Spotlight on Austin

December 4, 2019 – For the month of December, Archinect is shining a Spotlight on Austin, Texas. Aside from being the Texas state capital, Austin is a major node in the thriving Texas Triangle mega-region, the urban agglomeration that includes Houston, Dallas-Forth Worth, and San Antonio.

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Simple, Sustainable Storage

December 2, 2019 – Weathering steel, photovoltaic roof system highlights self-sufficient equipment barn. A simple agricultural structure sits at the toes of the 50-acre James Berry Vineyard and adjacent winery that sits just 800 feet away. Located in the Templeton Gap area of Paso Robles, Calif., the Saxum Vineyard equipment barn is completely self-sufficient, operating independently from the energy…

Metal Architecture

16 Best Midcentury Renovations in Austin Celebrating Their Retro Roots

November 19, 2019 – These clever interventions keep Austin weird—in the best way. With its funky personality and plethora of vintage stores, Austin is also home to many neighborhoods constructed in the postwar years—leading to a bevy of midcentury residences that have been remodeled and retrofitted over the years. Here, we take a look at…

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Design Office Fall Open House

November 18, 2019 – On November 8, Design Office—the shared offices of Clayton & Little, Helms Workshop, and Word + Carr Design Group—hosted their first Fall Open House | An Evening of Art and Design. Welcoming the community with bites and beer, they opened their walls to Austin artists Helmut Barnett, Eliza Thomas and Peggy Weiss,…

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Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn in Paso Robles

November 13, 2019 – Californian Contemporary Industrial Architecture in San Luis Obispo County, CA, USA – design by Clayton & Little. The Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn is located in the Templeton Gap area of West Paso Robles, California. This simple agricultural storage structure rests at the toe of the 50-acre James Berry Vineyard and the adjacent winery…

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Design Office Fall Open House

November 13, 2019 – Thanks to all who stopped by Design Office Friday night for Fall Open House. We had a wonderful evening sharing our space with the community, and our walls with local artists Helmut Barnett and Eliza Thomas, compliments of Wally Workman Gallery, and Peggy Weiss. Artwork will remain on display through Thanksgiving….

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Clark’s Oyster Bar in Austin

November 12, 2019 – Clark’s Oyster Bar is a remodel of a 1940s building that once housed a former restaurant and before that an auto repair shop. On the edge of the historic Clarksville neighborhood and a commercial strip, Clark’s is positioned as Austin’s definitive neighborhood oyster joint. Clayton & Little worked closely with the owner…

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30-story tower expansion approved for historic lodge

November 6, 2019 – After sending plans back to the drawing board this summer, the city Historic Landmark Commission last week gave the thumbs-up for a proposed tower addition that would rise about 30 stories above downtown’s Royal Arch Masonic Lodge. Located at 311 West Seventh Street, the lodge was built in 1926 and landmarked in…

Curbed Austin

Historic landmark commission approves certificate of appropriateness for Royal Arch Masonic Lodge in downtown Austin

November 5, 2019 – The city of Austin Historic Landmark Commission voted 6-4 to approve a certificate of appropriateness—a prerequisite for building permits on historic sites—for a roughly 30-story addition to the Royal Arch Masonic Lodge at 311 W. Seventh St. at an Oct. 28 meeting. Built in 1926 and designated a historic landmark in…

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Balcones Residence

October 28, 2019 – This renovation and addition to an Austin, Texas home, originally done by a famous architect, was taken on by Clayton & Little to maintain the mid-century modern craft and history. During the 1950s, architect Roland Roessner was teaching at the University of Texas and designing some of Austin’s most daring modern structures….

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