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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.
  • 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 listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is notable as one of the oldest cathedrals in the United States....  more
    • 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

    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • Style: Romanesque architecture
  • 7

    Fort Sam Houston Post Chapel

    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • Style: Classical Revival
  • 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 1918. By the 1960s, only Hangar 9 remained. When, in the 1960s the Air Force proposed Hangar 9's demolition, the Bexar County Historical Society was given permission to restore the building. The building was dedicated as the Edward H. White II Aviation Museum in 1968. The museum, then known as the Edward H. White II Museum of Aerospace Medicine, closed in 2011 with the closing of the...  more
    • City/Town: San Antonio, Texas, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1918