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Tillotson, Steven Land, AIA



Steven Land Tillotson is an architect with broad experience in historic preservation, historic resource planning and architecture. He has produced a variety of award winning civic and institutional projects throughout Texas and is noted for his sensitivity to the cultural landscape. He has worked for the Texas Historic Commission as grants monitor and was a Main Street design consultant for the first year of the state program. Early work in preservation included the Alamo Plaza Master Plan, restoration of the Steves Homestead, and historic structures reports for the courthouses of Wilson, Hays, and Hopkins counties. Excellence of his work has been recognized by preservation awards from the National Trust for Historic Preservation for the restoration of Main Building Our Lady of the Lake University and Roma NHLD Plaza and Visitors’ Center. Current historic resource planning and design work includes redevelopment of Mission County Park, a public 16-acre cultural park within the historic agricultural fields of Mission San Jose, and a feasibility study for the redevelopment and enhancement of San Pedro Creek in downtown San Antonio. In addition to a prolific architectural portfolio, Mr. Tillotson is deeply involved in community design issues. As former Chair of the AIASA Urban Affairs Committee, he personally provided and organized design assistance for various community-based organizations and public agencies. An ardent investigator of the urban process, his original and unique research has mapped the urban geomorphology and succession of historical episodes that defines the complex cultural landscape of San Antonio.

Historic Preservation Projects

Main Building Restoration

Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio TX

La Lomita Chapel Restoration, Mission, TX

Roma NHLD Visitors’ Complex and Plaza, Roma, TX

Noah Cox Residence Roof Restoration Roma, TX

Freeman Coliseum Main Façade and Lobby Renovation, San Antonio TX

Sisters of Our Lady of Charity Convent Rehabilitation San Antonio, TX

Hemisfair Park Historic Structures Relocation, San Antonio, TX

Starke Park Bathhouse Rehabilitation Seguin, TX

Central Drugstore Facade Rehabilitation Eagle Pass, TX

Riskinds Department Store Facade Restoration Eagle Pass, TX

Guaranty Title Building Facade Rehabilitation Eagle Pass, TX

NBISD Education Center Rehabilitation New Braunfels, TX

NBISD Academy Street Gym Rehabilitation New Braunfels, TX

SAISD Navarro School Rehabilitation San Antonio, TX

Talerico Store and Residence Rehabilitation San Antonio, TX

Nash House Rehabilitation San Antonio, TX

Sartor House Rehabilitation San Antonio, TX

Reiber House Restoration, Old D’Hanis, TX San Antonio, TX

Caile House Restoration San Antonio, TX

Aldrete House Restoration San Antonio, TX

Roper Hotel Rehabilitation, Marble Falls, TX

Wilson County Courthouse Rehabilitation Floresville, TX

Hopkins County Courthouse Rehabilitation, Sulphur Springs, TX

Steves Homestead Restoration San Antonio, TX

Dullnig Block Rehabilitation San Antonio, TX

Jahn Building Rehabilitation New Braunfels, TX

Meerscheidt House Rehabilitation San Antonio, TX

Everett Bank Building Rehabilitation Longview, TX

Historic Resource Master Planning San Pedro Creek Feasibility Study San Antonio, TX

Laredo Downtown Master Plan Laredo TX

Downtown Revitalization Plan - City of Brownsville Comprehensive Plan - Brownsville TX

Mission Drive-In Theatre Redevelopment Plan San Antonio, TX

Loyola University Master Plan New Orleans, TX

Bexar County Community Arenas Master Plan San Antonio, TX

City South Master Plan San Antonio, TX

Springview Hope VI Urban Revitalization Demonstration Grant Master Plan San Antonio, TX

Alamo Plaza NRHD Master Plan Study San Antonio, TX

Fort Clark Springs NRHD Master Preservation Plan Brackettville, TX

Preservation Plans, Historic Structure Reports and National Register Nominations La Lomita Mission Preservation Plan Mission, TX

Straus-Frank Saddlery Building Historic Structure Assessment - San Antonio TX

Villa Guadalupe Cultural Resources Assessment San Antonio, TX

Vista Verde South Historic Resources Inventory San Antonio, TX

San Antonio Historic Multiple Resource Survey San Antonio, TX

Schreiner Mansion Historic Structure Report Kerrville, TX

Carnegie Library Historic Structure Report Stamford, TX

Wilson County Courthouse Preservation Plan Floresville, TX

Hays County Courthouse Historic Structure Report San Marcos, TX

First Presbyterian Church Preservation Plan Galveston, TX

Moody Bank Building Historic Structure Report Galveston, TX

Sacred Heart Church Preservation Plan Palestine, TX

St. Dominic’s Church Ruins Consolidation Study Old D’Hanis, TX

Aue Stagecoach Inn NR Nomination Leon Springs, TX

Plewhe Stagecoach Complex NR Nomination Leon Springs, TX

Our Lady of Charity Convent NR Nomination San Antonio, TX Master Planning and Development Brooks City-Base Master Plan San Antonio, TX

Westhover Hills Frost Bank Planning Study San Antonio, TX

Texas State Technical College Master Plan Harlingen, TX

Brooks City-Base Master Plan San Antonio, TX

The University of Texas-Austin Engineering and Science Development Study, Austin, TX

Texas Research Park Master Plan San Antonio, TX

HBG Convention Center Master Plan Study San Antonio, TX

USAA La Cantera Master Plan Study San Antonio, TX

Killam Multi-Use Development Master Plan Study Laredo, TX

Texas AM International University Master Plan San Antonio, TX

San Antonio Opera and Performing Arts Study San Antonio, TX

Schreiner College Master Plan San Antonio, TX

Baptist Children’s’ Home Master Plan San Antonio, TX

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Historic Stegman Building Documents

Identifier: BLIBR-0005
Content Description The collection consists of the final documentation of the Historic Stegman Building located in downtown Brownsville. The collection contains exterior and interior photographs prior to the renovation as well as historical Robert Runyon photographs of the building. In addition, the collection contains a Historic American Buildings Survey compiled by Historian Roman McAllen, Brownsville Historic Resources survey, and .dwg architectural and measurement files of the renovated floorplan....
Dates: 1911 - 2014