Explore interesting sights in Clayton, United States. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Clayton, United States.Sightseeing Tours in Clayton
1. Clayton Public Schools Historic District
The Clayton Public Schools Historic District is a 7-acre (2.8 ha) historic district consisting of four blocks in southeast Clayton, New Mexico, centered on 6th and Cedar Sts. Also known as Clayton Public Schools-Campus No. 1, its oldest buildings were built in 1935. It includes work designed by Willard C. Kruger and other New Mexico architects in Pueblo Revival style and built by the Works Progress Administration. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996; the listing included seven contributing buildings, four contributing structure and four other contributing sites.
2. Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum is an art museum located on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis, within the university's Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Founded in 1881 as the St. Louis School and Museum of Fine Arts, it was initially located in downtown St. Louis. It is the oldest art museum west of the Mississippi River. The Museum holds 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century European and American paintings, sculptures, prints, installations, and photographs. The collection also includes some Egyptian and Greek antiquities and Old Master prints.
3. Gate, Fence and Hollow Tree Shelter Designed by Dionicio Rodriguez
The Gate, Fence and Hollow Tree Shelter Designed by Dionicio Rodriguez is a work by noted artist Dionicio Rodriguez that is located at 320 Oak St. in Clayton, New Mexico. It consists of three faux bois sculptures created in 1943. Speculator Bayliss C. Froman commissioned the sculptures on his property after seeing Rodriguez's work on a visit to San Antonio. The sculptures include a gate resembling the entrance to the San Antonio Japanese Tea Garden, an intertwining log fence, and a hollow tree with textured bark.
4. Washington University Hilltop Campus Historic District
The Washington University Hilltop Campus Historic District was the site of the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition and the 1904 Summer Olympics. Many of the exposition buildings were temporary in nature, but a number of permanent structures were built and are used by Washington University, which calls this area the Danforth Campus. The district includes more than fifty structures, of which twenty are in the Collegiate Gothic style.
5. Clayton Public Library
The Clayton Public Library, at 116 Walnut St. in Clayton, New Mexico, was built in 1939 as a New Deal construction work. It was designed by Willard C. Kruger in Pueblo Revival architecture. It is now known as the D. D. Monroe Civic Building. It has served historically as a library, as a meeting hall, and as a clubhouse.
6. Eklund Hotel Historic Site
The Eklund Hotel, also known as Hotel Eklund and located at 15 Main St. in Clayton, New Mexico, United States, was built in 1892. It is an example of Early Commercial architecture. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.
7. Union County Courthouse Historic Site
The Union County Courthouse on Court St. in Clayton, New Mexico is a historic building built in 1909. It has been described as having World's Fair Classic Style architecture. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.
8. Luna Theatre
The Luna Theater, at 2-6 Main St. in Clayton, New Mexico, is a historic theatre that was built in 1915–1916. It was opened as the Mission Theater in 1915 and was renamed to the Luna Theater in 1935.
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