The Weaving Building And Kiln

The Weaving Building And Kiln (HM1KCA)

Location: San Antonio, TX 78205 Bexar County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 25.291', W 98° 29.368'

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This property was the site of a small caliche house that stood at 105 Nacional Street. Because of its poor condition, the house was demolished during the restoration of La Villita in 1939. The property had been owned by José Maria Monjaras and Damaso de los Reyes in the mid- to late-l9th century.

One of the original purposes of the La Villita restoration project was to promote arts and crafts, and the kiln and weaving building were part of the program. The kiln was used to fire clay pavers, plaques and other materials used in the restoration of La Villita, and later for the crafts programs that were taught here. The weaving building provided space for another NYA craft program. The craft classes taught in La Villita for many years eventually led to the development of the Southwest Craft Center.
Marker NumberR
Placed ByLa Villita Tenants Association and the San Antonio Conservation Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 2:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 549523 N 3254795
Decimal Degrees29.42151667, -98.48946667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 25.291', W 98° 29.368'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 25' 17.46" N, 98° 29' 22.08" W
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Area Code(s)210
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 214 N Presa St, San Antonio TX 78205, US
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