Libraries Round the World: With Love from the Landa’s

San Antonio has what may be the most romantic library in the world, the Hannah Landa Memorial Library. This library is located in the Landa family’s treasured home in the Monte Vista Historic District. The Italianate stone and stucco house was built in 1928 for the couple, Hannah and Harry Landa. They participated in the … More Libraries Round the World: With Love from the Landa’s

Libraries Round the World: San Antonio, Texas 

San Antonio brings to mind BBQ, the Alamo, Tex-Mex, and Spurs basketball. But a short walk from the river downtown lies a remarkable blend of books and art housed inside a state-of-the-art ‘enchilada red’ library. Mexican Modernist Central Library Built in 1995 Over nine-hundred hand-blown pieces of glass hang from a metal frame inside the … More Libraries Round the World: San Antonio, Texas