San Antonio Riverwalk
san antonio riverwalk
san antonio riverwalk
san antonio riverwalk
san antonio riverwalk


The San Antonio Riverwalk


The Riverwalk is San Antonio, Texas’ most popular and visited tourist destination.
Since the 1950s, the San Antonio Riverwalks have been a great hit with locals and tourists alike.
It offers the wonder, history and beauty that give San Antonio its unique character and identity.

In 1990, the first Carnaval del Rlo was held in the San Antonio Riverwalks. In 1992, the San Antonio River Authority began repairs and drainage work on the San Juan Ditch and on the Asylum Creek.
The ditch was completed in 1994. In 1995, the southbank project between the Navarro, Presa and Crockett opened. New buildings were designed to blend with the city’s existing architecture.

Newly opened establishments in the project include Fat Tuesday, Country Line, Peasano’s, Hard Rock Café, Howl at the Moon and Starbucks. A year later, the Presidio Plaza opened with and brought Planet Hollywood, the Presidio, the Edge, and Dos Chihuahuas into the scene. In January 1997, the San Antonio Drug Company building reopened as the Homewood Suites.

In April of the same year, the Havana River Walk Inn opened on Navarro. In August, Adams Mark
opened the 1950s National Bank of Commerce Building on the San Antonio River. In December, the
San Antonio Tunnel project was dedicated. A lot of other hotels and establishments opened in the
area as the years progressed. These include the Westin Hotel, the Civic Center Plaza, Landry’s,
Hotel Valencia, and the Water Mark Hotel and Spa.


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