Alamo Stadium – San Antonio TX

Description

This facility was dedicated September 20, 1940. In 2013, it underwent a $35 million renovation, which has restored the facades, including plaques and markers. It was built in or near an abandoned rock quarry through the WPA. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a much loved place for many San Antonians who grew up here.

Source notes

The following web site has an aerial picture of the new stadium and the cover page of the dedication program: My San Antonio website

Other sources:

"Alamo Stadium named historic landmark," My San Antonio, July 27, 2012

"SAISD's Alamo Stadium getting a facelift," Texas Public Radio, December 14, 2012

Texas Football Stadium Hall of Fame website

San Antonio Conservation Society website

National Register of Historic Places

Project originally submitted by Elizabeth Hilburn - http://doorwayintothethepast.blogspot.com/ on July 14, 2015.

We welcome contributions of additional information on any New Deal project site.

Location Info

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760 Stadium Dr
San Antonio, Texas 78212

Coordinates: 29.462396, -98.479095

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