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June 1 in San Antonio history...

1929
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.

1958
Northeast High School is officially renamed Douglas MacArthur High School.

1976
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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