March 3, 2024

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We Do Fine Home

Nonprofit teaches preservation skills by restoring historic Monte Vista home

On a northeast corner in the historic Monte Vista community in which a private school and well-liked restaurant attract persons from across the metropolis, a century-aged property sagged underneath the fat of abandonment.

Peeling paint, a failing basis, damaged home windows and overgrown brush concealed what in 1930 was referred to as one particular of San Antonio’s very best.

But a modern restoration of the a few-story, wooden-shingled residence framed with large white columns and verandas has given the Kelso Household a new life.