• Weihnachtsfeier

    Come join us for some Christmas cheer at the Weihnachtsfeier, our traditional German Christmas party!

    12/2/2015 4:00 PM

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Historic Designation: based on Criteria or Convenience?

San Antonio Conservation Society Position Statement

We continue to oppose the owner's request to remove local historic designation from two prominent Eastside landmarks: the Friedrich Building and Merchants Ice and Cold Storage Building.  Both buildings are also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Heritage Education Tours in the news

San Antonio Conservation Society Announcement

Local TV news covered fourth graders' recent visit to Mission San Juan, made possible by our annual Heritage Education Tours program.



Wanted: Your Historic Preservation Award Nominations!

Award-worthy restoration projects must have been completed between Nov. 13, 2012 and Nov. 13, 2015.  Click here for nomination form. Deadline now extended to Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, by 4:30 p.m. 

Society Made World Heritage Nomination Its "Mission"

The nomination of San Antonio's five Spanish colonial missions as a World Heritage Site has been a priority for the Society for nearly nine years. On July 5, 2015, the San Antonio missions became the first Texas site to be inscribed as a World Heritage Site.

Historic Gas Station Survey - Online

Use our online Historic Gas Station Survey site to search or browse nearly 1,500 San Antonio gas stations. Use the Contact Us tab to let us know which stations matter most to you, or to share information about stations that we don’t have listed.

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).