Historic Districts & Neighborhoods Overview

San Antonio boasts a large number of locally or nationally designated historic districts, from commercial districts downtown to many significant historic neighborhoods. The rich architectural diversity of San Antonio is reflected in the city’s historic commercial buildings, ornate Victorian-era mansions, and early 20th-century Craftsman bungalows.

Alamo Plaza Historic District

Alamo Plaza Historic District

San Antonio’s iconic Alamo Plaza is located at the center of the city and includes the Alamo Chapel and complex, open/public use space formerly part of the courtyard of the Mission San Antonio de Valero (the Alamo), and the commercial resources that developed around the plaza during the late nineteenth and twentieth century...

Hemisfair Park Historic District

Hemisfair Park Historic District

HemisFair Park was the site of the 1968 World’s Fair, a planned cultural fair to celebrate “the confluence of civilizations in the Americas” and the City of San Antonio’s cultural diversity...

King William Historic District

King William Historic District

The National Register of Historic Places-listed King William Historic District is generally located between the San Antonio River, Cesar Chavez Boulevard, South St. Mary’s Street, and South Alamo Street...

La Villita Historic District

La Villita Historic District

The National Register of Historic Places-listed La Villita Historic District is located a few blocks from Alamo Plaza near downtown San Antonio. It includes twenty-seven nineteenth century dwellings representing unique examples of early residential development in the city...

Lavaca Historic District

Lavaca Historic District

The National Register of Historic Places-listed and locally designated Lavaca Historic District is located southeast of downtown San Antonio about two blocks east of the King William Historic District and south of HemisFair Park...

Mission Parkway National Register District

Mission Parkway National Register District

The National Register of Historic Places-listed Mission Parkway Historic District encompasses most of the Mission Trails hike-and-bike trail alignment and includes a variety of historic resources including archeological sites, buildings, and structures...

South Alamo Street-South St. Mary’s Street Historic District

South Alamo Street-South St. Mary’s Street Historic District

The National Register of Historic Places-listed South Alamo Street-South St. Mary’s Street Historic District is generally located between the San Antonio River, South Alamo Street, and South St. Mary’s Street...

South Presa Street

South Presa Street

South Presa Street and South St. Mary’s Street (formerly Garden Street) are parallel roads that begin near the center of San Antonio and travel southeast through the city. These streets bisect two of the oldest residential areas in the city, the National Register of Historic Places listed King William and Lavaca neighborhoods...

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