Explore King William

Located just a few blocks south of downtown San Antonio, the King William Cultural Arts District is easily accessible via South Alamo Street, South St. Mary’s Street, or the Riverwalk. VIA Metropolitan Transit operates the city buses and Blue Line Trolley that serve the area.

 
 

KWA Fall Concert Series Announced

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Continuing our 2015 King William Concert Series, we are happy to announce our lineup of shows that will take place in late summer and early fall, in hopes of cooler temperatures. September 13 Goodbye to Summer with Rudy Harst and the Rudiments Rudi + The Rudiments will feature vocalist Sarah Gabriel, with Professor Ray Palmer,…

September 2, 2015

Blue Star Kids Art and Fitness Camp

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Blue Star Kids Art and Fitness Camp http://www.deborahkellerrihn.com/store/c1/Featured_Products.html

May 31, 2015

Why old places matter to you?

  This preservation month we want to find out why old places matter to you. Is it because old places help connect you to earlier generations? Because they feel authentic? Because they engage your senses and inspire you? Is it because you feel old places give back to the community? Inspired by aseries of essays…

May 19, 2015

King William Workshop on San Antonio Neighborhoods

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King William Workshop on San Antonio Neighborhoods The King William Association (KWA) is sponsoring a workshop led by Cherise Bell Cherise Bell, Executive Director of KWA, will present a workshop about architectural styles of San Antonio commercial and residential buildings built after 1950. Saturday, May 23, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the King…

May 7, 2015

King William Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

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The King William Association Hosts Mariachi Aguila of Brackenridge High School at the Gazebo in King William Park Sunday May 3, 2015 from 5:30 PM until 6:30 PM The King William Association invites everyone, of all ages, to help us celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Brackenridge High School’s talented group of Mariachi Performers will fill the…

April 29, 2015

The King William Fair and Alamo Beard Club Contest

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The King William Fair and Alamo Beard Club are having a FUNdraising Beard Contest. Saturday, April 25, 12:30pm at Julia’s Veranda located at the corner of King William and Sheridan Streets. Man, Woman or child can enter. $10 contest fee in addition to $10 Fair entry age 12 and up. We hope you participate or…

April 14, 2015

Villa Finale, a grand mansion

Villa Finale, a grand mansion

The story of Villa Finale, a grand mansion that is the only National Trust for Historic Preservation property in Texas, follows a timeline that mirrors the ups and downs in the city’s history. Today, the storied house speaks to bold preservation efforts spearheaded by Walter Mathis, who in 2002 donated the house to the National Trust,…

March 3, 2015

A glimpse of modern life in late 1800s

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A glimpse of modern life in late 1800s Steves Homestead had running water and even an early telephone system By Tracy Hobson Lehmann February 22, 2015 in the San Antonio Express-News Visitors who step into the Edward Steves Homestead today find time frozen in the late 1800s Victorian era of painted ceilings, elegant furnishings and subtle displays of…

February 23, 2015

The King William Cultural Arts District enters its 4th year with a new sign!

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  The King William Cultural Arts District enters its 4th year with a new sign! We’ve just installed our new sign to let you know you are here. It is in front of the Filling Station at the corner of King William Street and S. St Mary’s. In late 2011, The Texas Commission of the…

January 22, 2015

The Blue Star Street Industrial Historic District

The Blue Star Street Industrial Historic District

The Blue Star Street Industrial Historic District consists of four commercial/industrial warehouse buildings constructed between 1917 and 1934 at the northeast corner of the old San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railway Yards as a terminal freight railway facility of the San Antonio Belt and Terminal Railway Company. The warehouses were built by private businesses on…

January 7, 2015