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Compromise sought to save 825 E Grayson

San Antonio Conservation Society Position Statement

We are urging a compromise to save this landmark-worthy 1885 Victorian house associated with Col. Chas. Cresson, who built most of the larger homes on Grayson Street, and his grandson, a 1943 military Legion of Merit recipient.


La Zona Cultural Downtown Arts District

San Antonio Conservation Society Position Statement

We strongly support the application to the Texas Commission on the Arts for the designation of San Antonio's Zona Cultural as an Arts Cultural District.



Society Made World Heritage Nomination Its "Mission"

The nomination of San Antonio's five 18th century Spanish colonial missions as a World Heritage Site (part of UNESCO's International Council of Monuments and Sites) has been a priority for the Society for nearly nine years. On July 5, 2015, the World Heritage Committee awarded World Heritage status to the San Antonio missions, the only to be considered this session and the first Texas site to be inscribed.

Think You Know Alamo Plaza?

There's more than meets the eye. Visit our new Virtual Exhibit to discover why, “in the historic city of San Antonio, there is no quarter more closely connected with the most interesting incidents of the past than Alamo Plaza" (San Antonio Light, December 20, 1866).