Landa Library Reopens After 2017 Renovations

Landa Library Reopens After 2017 Renovations | San Antonio Charter Moms

Landa Library has reopened after being closed from June to September 2017 for renovations. The former historic home looks better than ever, and has a few changes inside to make it more welcoming and efficient for library patrons. A ceremony… Continue Reading

[gallery] Monte Vista Historical Association 4th of July parade and picnic for 2014

My kids and I marched in the Monte Vista Historical Association 4th of July parade and picnic again this year. It’s a family tradition—here’s an earlier post. Here is a photo gallery with some highlights from the 2014 parade and picnic. For the… Continue Reading

School expansion versus historic neighborhoods

Healthy local schools are important for the life of historic neighborhoods, but that interest needs to be balanced against the goals of preserving significant buildings and keeping them in residential use. The San Antonio Historic and Design Review Commission recently denied… Continue Reading

Profile (Place): Monte Vista Historic District

Monte Vista is one of San Antonio’s great historic neighborhoods. The Monte Vista Historical Association is the glue that keeps the neighborhood together. The book San Antonio’s Monte Vista: Architecture and Society in a Gilded Age by Donald E. Everett discusses the founding of… Continue Reading