Traveling on Fredericksburg Road: 120 Years in 12 Miles
Exhibit Dates: September 19 — December 15
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, Noon-5 p.m. Sunday
Location: The Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. César E. Chávez Blvd.
Price: $8 adults, $7 seniors, $6 children, free w/membership or UTSA/Alamo Colleges ID
More info: 210.458.2300 or TexanCultures.com
It’s the address of DeWese’s Tip Top Café, the Woodlawn Theater, Wonderland Mall and thousands of San Antonio memories. Since the 1840s, Fredericksburg Road has been a trail to the Texas Frontier. From September 19 to December 15, the Institute of Texan Cultures will showcase a student exhibit, “Traveling on Fredericksburg Road: 120 years in 12 miles.”
From an architectural perspective, Fredericksburg Road is a living timeline on the city’s development. For the UTSA College of Architecture, it’s a case study for graduate students to observe changes in land use, building typology, residential densities and lot sizes, historic events and notable places.
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