Byrne Construction Services
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|Industry||Construction Management, General Contracting|
|Founder||Thomas Sneed Byrne|
|Headquarters||2601 Scott Avenue, Suite 300
Fort Worth, Texas
Number of locations
|2 Offices in Texas|
|Texas and Southwest Region|
|John Avila, Jr.
Arts & Cultural Centers
Renovation & Restoration
Condominium & High-End Residential
Byrne Construction Services (Thos. S. Byrne, Ltd.) is a Fort Worth, Texas based construction company providing construction manager and general contractor services. In addition to its Fort Worth headquarters, Byrne has a full service office in San Antonio.
Byrne was founded in Fort Worth in 1923 by Thomas Sneed Byrne, a native Texan and a 1913 graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Byrne completed its first major contract, the Montgomery Ward's Building in Fort Worth, in 1928. Byrne also completed the renovation of the Montgomery Ward's Building into the Montgomery Plaza Condominiums in 2009.
Byrne also served as the General Contractor for Louis Kahn's Kimbell Art Museum. The Kimbell Art Museum won the first Build America Award from the Associated General Contractors of America in 1972 for the "innovative construction techniques" used on the museum and the American Institute of Architects 25 Year Award.
Byrne is now in its third generation of management under the direction of John Avila, Jr., Chairman.
- Kimbell Art Museum: Fort Worth, Texas
- Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum: Austin, Texas
- Montgomery Plaza: Fort Worth, Texas
- Old Red Courthouse: Dallas, Texas
- Latino Cultural Center: Dallas, Texas
- Rachofsky House: Dallas, Texas
- Ellis County Courthouse: Waxahachie, Texas
- Amon Carter Museum: Fort Worth, Texas
- Plaza Theatre: El Paso, Texas
- Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts: Dallas, Texas
- American Airlines C.R. Smith Museum: Fort Worth, Texas
- Kimbell Art Museum