Historic Houston Street runs through downtown San Antonio offering visitors a peek into San Antonio history and culture with 19th century architecture, boutique hotels, theatres and River Walk views.
Now it’s easier than ever for to explore this district with the new Houston Street walking tour. Known for preserving its historic attributes, San Antonio has repurposed former telephone kiosks into a self-guided walking tour that shares Houston Street’s history from the late 1800s to the early 20th century. Stops include Alamo Plaza, the Majestic Theatre and the Hipolito F. Garcia Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, among others.
“This is a great opportunity for visitors to learn more about San Antonio’s history and what makes downtown unique,” said Paula Stallcup, Director, Downtown Operations. “Houston Street has a rich history and we want to provide visitors the opportunity to learn about this dynamic area that has been a major business corridor throughout San Antonio’s existence.”
There’s always more San Antonio to discover at www.visitsanantonio.com or by calling 800-ALAMO-07.
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The San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau, a department of the City of San Antonio, is funded through the hotel/motel occupancy tax. The bureau is a marketing, sales and service organization dedicated to the promotion of San Antonio as a meetings and visitor destination for the purpose of positively affecting the city's economy.