Mahncke Park, San Antonio
The park is long, narrow strip of mostly undeveloped green space laid out on an east/west axis between Parland and Funston Streets. The east end is bounded by N. New Braunfels and the Botanical Gardens and the west end is bounded by Broadway and Brackenridge Park.
The Midtown San Antonio neighborhood is within walking distance of: Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio Botanical Gardens, San Antonio Zoo, Brackenridge Park, the Witte Museum, Lions Field Park and the Brackenridge Golf Course. By car, the neighborhood is 10 minutes from Downtown, Uptown, and major freeways.
Most of the homes in the neighborhood range in size from 1,000 sq ft (100 m2) to 2,000 sq ft (200 m2) and were constructed during the 1920s through the 1950s. Pre-WWII housing architecture consists primarily of bungalows built in styles of Mission, Four Square, California and Cottage Tudor. Post-WWII housing architecture consists mainly of Ranch-style dwellings. The neighborhood today has an eclectic mix of residents from all backgrounds and persuasions.
Located just north of Downtown San Antonio, the neighborhood's boundaries are:
||Burr Road –
Terrell Hills/Alamo Heights
|Avenue B – Brackenridge Park||Old Austin Road – Ft. Sam Houston|
|Brackenridge St. – Ft. Sam Houston|
- Mahncke Park Neighborhood Association website
- History of Mahncke Park (the park)
- Community webpage
- A Guide to the Mahncke Park Neighborhood Association Records, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries (UTSA Libraries) Special Collections.
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