“Puro” San Antonio


Just past the hustle and bustle of downtown San Antonio, you’ll find Southtown, better known as the Arts District.  This 2-square-mile pocket of San Antonio is known for its local art, dining, and community festivals! 

History of Southtown

Southtown originated as a part of a neighborhood revitalization project in the early 1990’s and over time grew to encompass 5 key neighborhoods: King William, Collins Garden, Lavaca, Lone Star and Roosevelt. Walking the streets of Southtown today, it is evident how successful this revitalization project was! 

Things To Do in Southtown 

San Antonio residents will find plenty of fun things to do in Southtown. It is home to First Friday and Second Saturday, the City’s longest running art walks as well as “A Day In Southtown” their annual community event. Also, Southtown is a popular destination among fitness fanatics to walk, jog and bike along the riverside. Local Southtown bars such as 1919, Alamo Beer Company, Elsewhere, and Blue Star Brewery are also favorites.

Dining in Southtown

The dining experience in Southtown is off the charts. In fact, some of the most popular Southtown restaurants are: Stella, Halcyon, Hot Joy, Guenther House, Battalion, and The Maverick. Plus, Southtown’s newest addition, Little Em’s Oyster Bar. Which is why these restaurants make San Antonio foodies run to this area of town. 


We love that Southtown reflects the artistic side of San Antonio. We look forward to watching it continue to grow and diversify for years to come. So, if you would like more information about purchasing a home in Southtown, we would love to help you. 

To find a home in Southtown or other ares in San Antonio TX, contact Melissa Muse Wiggans, Broker and Owner of Real Estate Muses. Her team of top San Antonio Realtors specialize in residential real estate for those buying and selling homes. They also help military families and others moving or relocating to San Antonio, TX. Visit realestatemuses.com or call 210-485-9913 today.

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