A historic home for sale in San Antonio's King William area was once a Masonic lodge

Alamo National Bank Vice President Otto Meerscheidt and his wife Nellie were the first residents of a stately 1907 King William home…

By San Antonio Current Staff

A historic home for sale in San Antonio's King William area once held a Masonic lodge
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This San Antonio home built by the McNay Art Museum's famed architect is now for sale

A 1930 Alamo Heights house by famed architect Atlee B. Ayres has hit the market for the first time in 33 years.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This San Antonio home built by the McNay Art Museum's famed architect is now for sale
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A historic Olmos Park-area home once owned by San Antonio mayor Gus Mauermann is for sale

An elegant 1930 mansion built for one-time San Antonio Mayor Gus Mauermann was listed this week for $1.8 million. The with its…

By San Antonio Current Staff

A historic Olmos Park-area home once owned by San Antonio mayor Gus Mauermann is for sale
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A 123-year-old landmark San Antonio home is for sale after nearly being torn down

The prospects for this Queen Anne-style home a block from the Alamodome looked dim until late 2020, when the city's Office of Historic…

By San Antonio Current Staff

A 123-year-old landmark San Antonio home is for sale after nearly being torn down
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A 1931 home built by the developer of the San Antonio Country Club is now for sale

A stone-exterior home in Olmos Park designed by one of the city's most renowned early-20th century builders has hit the market for…

By San Antonio Current Staff

A 1931 home built by the developer of the San Antonio Country Club is now for sale
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This historic Alamo Heights bungalow was once a farm house and lodging for WWII military wives

A stylish 1910 bungalow recently listed in Alamo Heights for just under $600,000 has colorful history that may not be obvious given…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This historic Alamo Heights bungalow was once a farm house and lodging for WWII military wives
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The oldest things in San Antonio

San Antonio was established in 1718, and 13 years later, it became the first chartered civil settlement in present-day Texas. A lot…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Oldest Hotel: The Menger Hotel
204 Alamo Plaza
Located steps away from the Alamo and built in 1857, the Menger Hotel is considered the oldest continuously operating hotel west of the Mississippi. It’s still a popular destination for travelers thanks to its grand architecture, elegant feel and legendary mango ice cream. 
Photo courtesy of UTSA Libraries Digital Collections
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An elegant 1960 mansion built by San Antonio construction giant H.B. Zachry is for sale

A 1960 estate built by San Antonio construction conglomerate H.B. Zachry's long-gone homebuilding unit has hit the market for just under $1.1 million.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

An elegant 1960 mansion built by San Antonio construction giant H.B. Zachry is for sale
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A historic San Antonio home with ties to the Dallas Cowboys' founder is currently for sale

A three-story mansion in San Antonio's Monte Vista Historic District once owned by powerful oilman Clint Murchison has hit the market for…

By San Antonio Current Staff

A historic San Antonio home with ties to the Dallas Cowboys' founder is currently for sale
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This historic San Antonio home is for sale, and it comes with the Yellow Rose Bed and Breakfast

A historic King William home and its accompanying bed and breakfast have gone on the market for just shy of $1.3 million.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This historic San Antonio home is for sale, and it comes with the Yellow Rose Bed and Breakfast
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Vintage holiday photos of San Antonio Christmas — Including Joske's and the Alamo Plaza tree

The holiday season has always been a big deal in San Antonio. The annual lighting of the Christmas tree in Alamo Plaza…

By San Antonio Current Staff

In this 1950 photograph, you can see the Christmas lights hung on the Gibbs building. Note the Christmas tree, from the city's Rotary Club, set up behind the Alamo Cenotaph.
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A home built by the developer of Olmos Park and the San Antonio Country Club is now for sale

A $2 million Olmos Park mansion designed by one of San Antonio's highest-profile early 20th century builders recently hit the market. The…

By Sanford Nowlin

A home built by the developer of Olmos Park and the San Antonio Country Club is now for sale
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Renowned playwright and novelist Josephina Niggli's former home in King William is for sale

Many artists and writers have called San Antonio’s King William neighborhood home over the past 100 years. Among them was playwright, screenwriter…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Renowned playwright and novelist Josephina Niggli's former home in King William is for sale
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San Antonio poet and former Trinity Press director Barbara Ras is selling this colorful 1930s home

In early 2017, internationally known poet Barbara Ras retired as founding director of Trinity University Press, a position she'd held since 2002.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

San Antonio poet and former Trinity Press director Barbara Ras is selling this colorful 1930s home
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The historic home of San Antonio real estate magnate Charles Carstens is for sale

A Queen Anne home in San Antonio's Monte Vista Historic district built for a prominent San Antonio real estate developer in 1906 is…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The historic home of San Antonio real estate magnate Charles Carstens is for sale
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Historic photos of 25 San Antonio-area bars and restaurants

We're all for San Antonio's recent designation as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy, but it's abundantly clear that our city has…

By Sanford Nowlin

Golden Star Café; Plaza Bar; Moon Lee Café, 1100 block of W. Commerce St.This image from around 1965 shows a string of West Side businesses, including a pair of Chinese restaurants. Golden Star Café is still around, although it's now located at the 800 block of the same street.
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Everything we saw at San Antonio Paranormal Fest 2021 on Saturday

Victoria's Black Swan Inn — a spot well known for its ghost lore — hosted San Antonio Paranormal Fest over the weekend.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw at San Antonio Paranormal Fest 2021 on Saturday
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The restored 1882 home of San Antonio's prominent Hertzberg family is now for sale

The fully restored home of one of early-20th century San Antonio's most prominent families recently hit the sales block for $825,000. The…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The restored 1882 home of San Antonio's prominent Hertzberg family is now for sale
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A historic, Spanish-style home once owned by famed San Antonio ad man Ernest Bromley is for sale

Five families have owned this Monte Vista home since it was built by influential electrical contractor and police commissioner Martin Wright in…

By San Antonio Current Staff

104 E Elsmere
$1,595,000
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20 outdoor activities in San Antonio for your spring bucket list

The sun's warming up, school's winding down and summer is just around the bend. This is the time of year that San…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Practice your photography skills at the Japanese Tea Garden 3853 N St Mary's St., (210) 207-7275, sanantonio.gov Bring your camera to the Japanese Tea Garden and put your amateur photography skills to the test, capturing images of numerous tropical and native plants, koi ponds and a 60-foot waterfall. Take a break from the camera and head to the Jingu House Café for a bento box and a blooming tea pot.             Photo via Instagram / texascountrypups
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The San Antonio home of 'Maximum John,' who was killed by Woody Harrelson's dad, is now for sale

This $1.58 million home for sale in the Monte Vista Historic District exudes Mediterranean style from its tile roof to its original…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The San Antonio home of 'Maximum John,' who was killed by Woody Harrelson's dad, is now for sale
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The architect who drew up this San Antonio mansion for sale also designed the McNay Art Museum

The late Atlee B. Ayres is a Lone Star State architectural icon. In addition to serving as State Architect of Texas from…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The architect who drew up this San Antonio mansion for sale also designed the McNay Art Museum
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Newly Revealed Photos From the Library of Congress Show San Antonio’s Vintage Signs and Storefronts

Last month, the Library of Congress published more than 10,000 vintage photographs of American roadside curios snapped by photographer John Margolies. Margolies…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Ray Rogers Mobil, San Antonio, Texas
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These Vintage Postcards Show How Much San Antonio Changed Over the Past Century

San Antonio's long been obsessed with how others see us — after all, we're a tourist town. And how we presented ourselves…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Sunset Station, 1902-5
The facade of the historic Sunset Station when it was a stop on the Southern Pacific Railroad network.
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These vintage photos of Cornyation show why it's always been Fiesta's wildest party

Well, it's here: the first Fiesta weekend without Fiesta. And while some locals are finding creative alternatives to Fiesta festivities, it's just…

By Kelly Nelson

Terry Behalf as the Duchess of Herman’s Happiness, 1996 (photo by Al Rendon)
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Let's Look Back at How Fiesta Has Changed Over the Years

Well, Fiesta season is here. It's just a little later than usual thanks to that pinche coronavirus. San Antonio's annual excuse to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Will Rogers and his musicians posed on sidewalk playing instruments
Will Rogers, his musicians and a dancer roaming around town during Fiesta week.
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Vintage Alamo City Views Abound in the New Book ‘San Antonio’s Historic Hotels’

Released in October by Arcadia Publishing, local history enthusiast Davd L. Peché’s new book San Antonio’s Historic Hotels turns back the clock…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Vintage Alamo City Views Abound in the New Book ‘San Antonio’s Historic Hotels’
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25 dreamy vintage photos of winter in San Antonio

With the help of Vintage San Antonio and the UTSA Special Collections, you can reminisce on the white Christmases and snowy winters of…

By San Antonio Current Staff

January 1949 Snow covering Alamo Plaza,
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