List of Famous San Antonio Buildings & Structures Buildings

List of Famous San Antonio Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the San Antonio skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. San Antonio architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in San Antonio are included on this list. Information about these San Antonio buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in San Antonio and older historic landmarks.

The list you're viewing has a variety of buildings, like The Alamo and Cathedral of San Fernando, in it.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in San Antonio?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in San Antonio. Famous architectural houses within the city of San Antonio are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.



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    Aztec Theater

    The Aztec Theatre is a historic theater in Downtown San Antonio, Texas, USA.more

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1926
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    The Bexar County Courthouse is a historic building in downtown San Antonio, Texas, USA. The building was designed by architect J. Riely Gordon, and borders Main Plaza, along with such other architectural landmarks as the Cathedral of San Fernando. The style is Romanesque Revival, and the main material ...more

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • Style: Romanesque architecture, Romanesque Revival architecture
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    Edgewood Fine Arts Academy

    Residing at 607 S.W. 34th Street in San Antonio, Texas, this building originally housed the Edgewood High School. It was later renamed and re-purposed into a Fine Arts academy for San Antonio area high school students.more

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • Style: Victorian architecture
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    The Cathedral of San Fernando is a cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church located in downtown San Antonio, Texas, USA. It is the mother church of the Archdiocese of San Antonio and the seat of its archbishop. The cathedral is also known as the Church of Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria y Guadalupe and is ...more

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1728
    • Style: Gothic architecture, American Colonial
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    First National Bank of San Antonio

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • Style: Romanesque architecture
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    Fort Sam Houston Post Chapel

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • Style: Classical Revival
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    Hangar 9, Brooks City-Base
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    Hangar 9 at Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas is the oldest U.S. Air Force aircraft storage and repair facility, and the only surviving hangar from World War I. The base was renamed Brooks City-Base in 2002. Hangar 9 was one of sixteen similar wood structures built at Brooks Field early in ...more

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1918
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    Jose Antonio Navarro House Complex

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
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    Majestic Theatre
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    The Majestic Theatre is San Antonio's oldest and largest atmospheric theatre. The theatre seats 2,311 people and was designed by architect John Eberson, for Karl Hoblitzelle's Interstate Theatres in 1929. In 1975, the theatre was listed on the National Register of Historical Places and was designated a ...more

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • Opened: Jun 14 1929
    • Style: Mission Revival Style architecture, Mediterranean Revival Style architecture, Baroque architecture
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    Menger Soap Works

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
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    Mission Concepcion

    Mission Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción de Acuña was established in 1716 as Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción de los Hainais in East Texas. It was originally meant to be a base for converting the Hasinai. The mission was moved in 1731 to San Antonio. After its relocation most of the ...more

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1731
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    Mission San Francisco de la Espada

    Mission San Francisco de la Espada is a Roman Rite Catholic mission established in 1690 by Spain in present-day San Antonio, Texas, in what was then known as northern New Spain. The mission was built in order to convert local Native Americans to Christianity and solidify Spanish territorial claims in ...more

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • Style: American Colonial
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    Mission San Juan Capistrano

    Mission San Juan Capistrano was founded in 1731 by Spanish Catholics of the Franciscan Order, on the eastern banks of the San Antonio River in present-day Bexar County, Texas. The new settlement was named for a 15th-century theologian and "warrior priest" who resided in the Abruzzo region of Italy. The ...more

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • Style: American Colonial
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    Old Lone Star Brewery

    The Old Lone Star Brewery complex is located at 200 West Jones Avenue, downtown San Antonio, county of Bexar, in the U.S. state of Texas. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.more

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
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    Otto Meerscheidt House

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
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    The Pershing House is located on Fort Sam Houston, in the Bexar County city of San Antonio in the U.S. state of Texas. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places listings in Bexar County, Texas on July 30, 1974. Although this Commanding General housing was actually constructed in 1881, it ...more

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • Style: Victorian architecture
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    San Antonio Casino Club Building

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • Style: Art Deco
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    San Antonio Drug Company

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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
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    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • Style: Classical Revival, Italianate architecture
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