HemisFair Park, San Antonio, TX Photos

HemisFair or Fair of the Americas was the 1968 World's Fair. What remains today are 622-foot Tower of the Americas, the Convention Center & Arena, the former U.S. Pavilion (now a courthouse), Institute of Texas Cultures & various heritage buildings collected on the site.

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Entrance to HemisFair Park, site of 1968 World's Fair including Tower of the Americas. San Antonio, TX.HemisFair Park entry arch. San Antonio, TX.Tower of the Americas theme structure of 1968 World's Fair in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Tower of the Americas observation pod in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.
Entrance to HemisFair Park, site of 1968 World's Fair including Tower of the Americas. San Antonio, TX.HemisFair Park entry arch. San Antonio, TX.Tower of the Americas theme structure of 1968 World's Fair in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Tower of the Americas observation pod in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.
Tower of the Americas theme structure of 1968 World's Fair in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Tower of the Americas theme structure of 1968 World's Fair in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Mexican Cultural Institute with replica Olmec head at HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Native totem carved stone at Mexican Cultural Institute in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.
Tower of the Americas theme structure of 1968 World's Fair in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Tower of the Americas theme structure of 1968 World's Fair in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Mexican Cultural Institute with replica Olmec head at HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Native totem carved stone at Mexican Cultural Institute in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.
Unamita sculpture by Sebastian at Mexican Cultural Institute in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.John H. Wood, Jr. U.S. Courthouse in HemisFair Park was the USA pavilion during the World's Fair. San Antonio, TX.Detail of U.S. Courthouse in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Convention Center building in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.
Unamita sculpture by Sebastian at Mexican Cultural Institute in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.John H. Wood, Jr. U.S. Courthouse in HemisFair Park was the USA pavilion during the World's Fair. San Antonio, TX.Detail of U.S. Courthouse in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Convention Center building in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.
Convention Center building in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Confluence of Cultures Mural by on Juan O'Gorman on Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center done for HemisFair. San Antonio, TX.Bridge section of Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center over Riverwalk extended for World's Fair. San Antonio, TX.Water cascades at HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.
Convention Center building in HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Confluence of Cultures Mural (1968) by on Juan O'Gorman on Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center done for HemisFair. San Antonio, TX.Bridge section of Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center over Riverwalk extended for World's Fair. San Antonio, TX.Water cascades at HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.
Water features & spray at HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Quinceañera visitor at HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Alamodome stadium. San Antonio, TX.Alamodome stadium. San Antonio, TX.
Water features & spray at HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Quinceañera visitor at HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Alamodome stadium (1993). San Antonio, TX.Alamodome stadium (1993). San Antonio, TX.
Alamodome stadium support detail. San Antonio, TX.Alamodome stadium & former Texas Pavilion at HemisFair '68. San Antonio, TX.University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures in former Texas Pavilion at HemisFair '68. San Antonio, TX.Flags of nations which participated in HemisFair '68 in front of Institute of Texan Cultures. San Antonio, TX.
Alamodome stadium (1993) support detail. San Antonio, TX.Alamodome stadium (1993) & former Texas Pavilion at HemisFair '68. San Antonio, TX.University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures in former Texas Pavilion at HemisFair '68. San Antonio, TX.Flags of nations which participated in HemisFair '68 in front of Institute of Texan Cultures. San Antonio, TX.
Fountain & geometric islands at Institute of Texan Cultures. San Antonio, TX.Humble Pavilion of HemisFair '68 in repurposed heritage building. San Antonio, TX.Maximilian Schultze House used at HemisFair '68, now HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Heritage house used at HemisFair '68, now HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.
Fountain & geometric islands at Institute of Texan Cultures. San Antonio, TX.Humble Pavilion of HemisFair '68 in repurposed heritage building. San Antonio, TX.Maximilian Schultze House (1893) used at HemisFair '68, now HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Heritage house used at HemisFair '68, now HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.
Halff house used at HemisFair '68, now HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Halff house crest used at HemisFair '68, now HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Halff house porch used at HemisFair '68, now HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Heritage house used at HemisFair '68, now HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.
Halff house (1893) used at HemisFair '68, now HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Halff house (1893) crest used at HemisFair '68, now HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Halff house (1893) porch used at HemisFair '68, now HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.Heritage house used at HemisFair '68, now HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.
Hermann Schultze house used at HemisFair '68, now HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.


Hermann Schultze house (1880) used at HemisFair '68, now HemisFair Park. San Antonio, TX.



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