98 Years Old: The Elizondo Flower Shop

Meeting Olga Elizondo-Perez was one of the highlights of our time out in the city meeting with Legacy Business owners. Olga told us the origins of her family's flower business which turns 98 years old this year. Her parents built a shotgun house for the family on Castroville Road in the early 1920s. The location … Continue reading 98 Years Old: The Elizondo Flower Shop

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Butchers, Bakers and Candlestick Makers! San Antonio’s Legacy Business Program

Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) staff has spent the past few weeks photographing Legacy Businesses throughout the city as part of our Preservation Month celebration. We’ve had great fun learning about businesses that have been here, in some cases, over 100 years. Some fun facts we learned: did you know that Friedrich Air Conditioning, started … Continue reading Butchers, Bakers and Candlestick Makers! San Antonio’s Legacy Business Program