Texas Traditional Homes was founded in 1972 by James A. McBride, an educator, developer, builder, and realtor; and James A. McBride II, an architect, builder, and developer. Within one year, Texas Traditional Homes was on the National Homebuilders Tour in Houston, Texas.
James A. McBride II created the design and construction concept of Texas Traditional Homes. He graduated in the school of architecture of the University of Texas and is a registered architect in the state of Texas. Mr. McBride has travelled extensively and has designed work in Texas, Colorado, Virginia, North Carolina, Washington D.C., and Central America. (See also current work and related sites.)