The Alazan-Apache Courts is a public housing project built between 1939 and 1942 and remains in operation today. In 1937, during the Great Depression the United States Housing Authority (USHA) was established. San Antonio began its own San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) on June 17, 1937. Among ...more
American Sunrise is the non-profit organization started by Henry Cisneros, former San Antonio City Councilman and Mayor and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Bill Clinton; American Sunrises mission is to proide programs and services that build affordable housing, rehabili ...more
Cassiano Homes Murals
The Cassiano Homes were built in 1953 by the San Antonio Housing Authority as a public housing community for families. The property consists of 499 total units in two-story buildings throughout several blocks of the Westside. As may be noted when driving through the community, the sides of the bu ...more
The “Carol Burnett House” is the site where comedian Carol Burnett grew up with her grandmother until the age of seven years old. The house was moved from its former location further west of the intersection of W. Commerce and Rosillo streets. The house was moved by America ...more
El Progreso Theater was first renovated in 1996. Formerly known as the first "talking" theater in San Antonio, El Progreso is still a favorite gathering place, providing space for events as diverse as weddings, training seminars, birthdays, and debuts.