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[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

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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

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Fourth of July and apple pie: Landa Library as a community center for Monte Vista

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Here are some pictures from the 2010 event. Next week, the Monte Vista Historical Association will host its annual July 4th parade. Marchers will gather at the corner of Lynwood and Howard streets at 10 a.m. and will wander over to … Continue reading

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Landa Gardens family events in May

The Landa Gardens Conservancy is hosting a series of events for families this May on the grounds of the Landa Library in Monte Vista. May 5th, 10:00am Dave King, Comedy Magician High Energy, Interactive, Outrageously Fun and Funny Magic Show … Continue reading

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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

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