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Tower Life Building

310 South Staint Marys Street
San Antonio TX United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1927
  Finished1929
Floor Count30
Building Uses
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - neo-gothic
Materials
 - limestone
 - terra cotta
 - brick

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Antenna541 ftFCC
Roof404 ft
Rook peak391 ftFCC

Description
- Architect: Ayres & Ayers

- The eight-sided building - completed as the Smith-Young Tower - stood at the tallest high-rise in the city from its completion until 1988.

- A 164-foot television transmission tower was added to the building in 1953. The transmission tower was dismantled in 2010, the roof was reconstructed and a 100-foot flagpole was put in its place.

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