Sunday, January 17, 2021

Events & News


June 1 in San Antonio history...

The Smith-Young Tower [now Tower Life Building] is completed at a cost of $3 million. It will be the tallest building west of the Mississippi River until the late 1950s. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.

Northeast High School is officially renamed Douglas MacArthur High School.

The Household Furniture Building, dating back into the late-19th century and located next to Schilo’s Delicatessen on Commerce Street, was razed today. The location is now a multistory city parking garage.

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