Crafts & Markets, San Antonio, TX Photos

El Mercado, La Villita & an old Ursuline Academy now a crafts center are some of the charming market areas of San Antonio with a touch of history.

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Mural at entrance to El Mercado or Market Square, a Mexican-style crafts & food market at Santa Rosa & Commerce. San Antonio, TX.Colorful juice stand & buildings on Market Square. San Antonio, TX.Gorditas stand on Market Square. San Antonio, TX.Funnel cake at Market Square. San Antonio, TX.
Mural at entrance to El Mercado or Market Square, a Mexican-style crafts & food market at Santa Rosa & Commerce. San Antonio, TX.Colorful juice stand & buildings on Market Square. San Antonio, TX.Gorditas stand on Market Square. San Antonio, TX.Funnel cake at Market Square. San Antonio, TX.
Restaurant at Market Square. San Antonio, TX.Shops & visitors at Market Square. San Antonio, TX.Old west storefronts at Market Square. San Antonio, TX.Shop balconies at Market Square. San Antonio, TX.
Restaurant at Market Square. San Antonio, TX.Shops & visitors at Market Square. San Antonio, TX.Old west storefronts at Market Square. San Antonio, TX.Shop balconies at Market Square. San Antonio, TX.
La Villita, a collection of 27 restored buildings. San Antonio, TX.19th C house, now a shop in La Villita. San Antonio, TX.Little Church of La Villita built by German Methodists. San Antonio, TX.Herrera house of adobe with bell named after independence fighter Don Jose de San Martin in La Villita. San Antonio, TX.
La Villita, a collection of 27 restored buildings. San Antonio, TX. On National Register.19th C house, now a shop in La Villita. San Antonio, TX.Little Church of La Villita (1879) built by German Methodists. San Antonio, TX. Style: Gothic Revival.Herrera house (c1854) of adobe with bell named after independence fighter Don Jose de San Martin in La Villita. San Antonio, TX.
Colored wall hangings in shop in La Villita. San Antonio, TX.Fairmount Hotel was moved next to La Villita in 1985. San Antonio, TX.One of six buildings of an old Ursuline Academy now used as Southwest Crafts Center. San Antonio, TX.Former church of Ursuline Academy, now Southwest Crafts Center. San Antonio, TX.
Colored wall hangings in shop in La Villita. San Antonio, TX.Fairmount Hotel (1906) was moved next to La Villita in 1985. San Antonio, TX. Architect: Leo M.J. Dielmann. On National Register.One of six buildings of an old Ursuline Academy (1851- early 1900s) (300 Augusta) now used as Southwest Crafts Center. San Antonio, TX. On National Register.Former church of Ursuline Academy, now Southwest Crafts Center. San Antonio, TX.
Stained glass windows in former church of Ursuline Academy showing saints. San Antonio, TX.Fountain on grounds of former Ursuline Academy. San Antonio, TX.Gardens of former Ursuline Academy with highrises beyond. San Antonio, TX.Teapot by Kevin Finegan & carved vase by Sara Katherine Boyd in Southwest Crafts Center. San Antonio, TX.
Stained glass windows in former church of Ursuline Academy showing saints. San Antonio, TX.Fountain on grounds of former Ursuline Academy. San Antonio, TX.Gardens of former Ursuline Academy with highrises beyond. San Antonio, TX.Teapot (2004) by Kevin Finegan & carved vase (2004) by Sara Katherine Boyd in Southwest Crafts Center. San Antonio, TX.
Story People by Brian Andreas of Iowa in Southwest Crafts Center. San Antonio, TX.Ten Woodsmen pewter spoons in Southwest Crafts Center. San Antonio, TX.Plates with leaf designs by Makintosh Enamels of Chicago in Southwest Crafts Center. San Antonio, TX.Gingko leaf plates by Makintosh Enamels of Chicago in Southwest Crafts Center. San Antonio, TX.
Story People by Brian Andreas of Iowa in Southwest Crafts Center. San Antonio, TX.Ten Woodsmen pewter spoons in Southwest Crafts Center. San Antonio, TX.Plates with leaf designs by Makintosh Enamels of Chicago in Southwest Crafts Center. San Antonio, TX.Gingko leaf plates by Makintosh Enamels of Chicago in Southwest Crafts Center. San Antonio, TX.
Figurine of bull in mariachi garb. San Antonio, TX.Figurine of cow in fiesta dress. San Antonio, TX.Figurine of cow with guitar in Mexican suit. San Antonio, TX.Figurine of horse with Indian symbols. San Antonio, TX.
Figurine of bull in mariachi garb. San Antonio, TX.Figurine of cow in fiesta dress. San Antonio, TX.Figurine of cow with guitar in Mexican suit. San Antonio, TX.Figurine of horse with Indian symbols. San Antonio, TX.

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