In December 1977 the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, entered into a contract with the City of San Antonio to compile a history of a section of the city bounded by Alamo Street, Crockett Street, the San Antonio River and Houston Street. Plans for the area include removal of a number of buildings and construction of a major hotel, a parking garage, and a park linking Alamo Plaza with the San Antonio River Walk. The area to be affected includes the sites of a number of important historical structures, including the southwest corner of Mission San Antonio de Valero and the site of one of the first commercial ice plants in the city.
The document produced by this study is to be used as a basis for planning archaeological excavations in the area to be disturbed by construction. Research has been carried out by the authors under the supervision of Dr. Thomas R. Hester, Director of the Center and Jack Eaton, Assistant Director.
Fox, Anne A. and Ivey, James E.
"Historical Survey of the Lands within The Alamo Plaza - River Linkage Development Project,"
Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State: Vol. 1979
, Article 12. https://doi.org/10.21112/ita.1979.1.12
Available at: http://scholarworks.sfasu.edu/ita/vol1979/iss1/12
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