Although only located just five miles from the heart of San Antonio, the City of Alamo Heights is an eclectic town rich with its own history and unique form of government, known as 'Council-Manager'. The local government takes the responsibility of preserving its character as a residential neighborhood, while properly maintaining and strategically improving infrastructure. Tree-lined streets compliment a myriad of architectural styles; craftsman, colonial and Mediterranean. Townhomes, condominiums, high-rises and single-family homes are plentiful.
There is entertainment within minutes and downtown San Antonio is about 5 miles away where you can visit the historic Alamo and walk famed Riverwalk. Major highways connect and outdoor activities such as parks, trails and sporting centers are abundant. Some favorite spots are Alamo Quarry Market, where you can find your favorite shops, wonderful restaurants and Cineplex movie entertainment. The McNay Art Museum, Witte Center, Brackenridge Park, Japanese Tea Gardens and San Antonio Zoo are also located in the heart of Alamo Heights. The city encompasses a total area of 2.1 square miles.
This prestigious city which was established in 1922 boasts top public and private schools. Alamo Heights Independent School District serves grades kindergarten through 12th grade with 99.5% of high school graduates attending higher education.
Homes start in the 200s and go into the millions with the average price per square foot being higher than other areas because it is one of the most desirable places to live.