Saturday, January 21, 2012

The Texas Collection, Part 1

San Antonio is one of my favorite places to shoot.
So much history there!
Here are a few of my favorite shots from past visits:

No longer in business - glad I got the shot!

One of my absolute favorite theatres. The inside is INCREDIBLE.

Casa Rio on the Riverwalk at night

St. Joseph's (also known as St. Joske's - see history of this nickname below)

The Alamo. Its history haunts me and I visit every time I'm in town.

North Star Mall (aka "Big Boot Mall")

Casa Rio

Casa Rio
About St. Joseph's:
In 1944, Joske's of Texas bought the church-owned St. Joseph College a couple of lots away and later made an offer as high as $200,000 to buy the church property, according to the parish history book. The church unanimously refused the deal, a source of pride to this day and the reason for the parish's enduring nickname, St. Joske's.

(How can you not love that?)

2 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

hey! you posted! :)

you got some great shots of this nice city. full of history and some touristy things, but really a nice place. :)

Lynne said...

Nice shots! Like the umbrella reflection photo a lot.
Enjoy your warm weather.