The San Antonio real estate community gathers at the La Villita Historic Arts Village. This cultural hub along the banks of the San Antonio River is a popular destination for shopping, eating, and just getting together. The history here is rich and the social roots planted are deep. Considered the very first neighborhood in the region the landscape was once dotted with rustic huts. Decades later a cannon line set the stage for the Battle of the Alamo right on the grounds.

Today a variety of shops, galleries and restaurants offer a quaint place for friends to meet and spend the day. Away from big box retailers, little local businesses flourish providing one of a kind items to their clientele. Pop up boutiques feature designer clothing, leather goods, soaps and fragrances as well as handcrafted jewelry. Those living in San Antonio seeking treasures to add as accents to their home decor will find what they are looking for. Stained glass art shines bright with color in the Villita Stained Glass shop. Day of the Dead artwork adds creativity to any area and can be found in Casa Manos Alegres. Multiple art galleries display works from local artists from San Antonio real estate. A favorite is the Little Studio Gallery which has supported regional artisans for forty odd years. Master potters proudly present ceramic pieces in the Village Gallery. Next door sits the Copper Gallery with copper creations on display. Workshop teach interested parties a variety of art techniques.

Residents Living in San Antonio Soak Up History and Appreciate Art

Restaurants and eateries quench thirsts and satisfy appetites. Authentic Tex-Mex and Mexican dishes make mouths water in the Guadalajara Grill. When it's time for a juicy steak there’s nothing small about the Little Rhein Steakhouse. Elegant patio dining is divine at Fig Tree Restaurant. Wraps and sandwiches are tasty and refreshing. Found at La Villita Cafe meals here are perfect for light luncheons.

As a one of a kind venue, The La Villita Historic Arts District provides the opportunity to both shop until you drop and soak up a little San Antonio history at the same time. Open seven days a week hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.