The San Antonio Central Library is a colorful, “enchilada red,” geometric cubist structure designed by Mexico City architect Ricardo Legoretta. Inside, the main focal point is “Fiesta Tower,” a two-story, blown-glass sculpture created by American glass sculptor Dale Chihuly.
Following a $325 million expansion that increased its footprint to 1.6 million square feet, the transformed Henry B. González Convention Center opened in 2016. The innovative, eco-friendly design features flexible spaces, advanced technology and public art installations celebrating San Antonio’s history and culture.
La Antorcha de la Amistad (Spanish for “The Torch of Friendship”) is a 65-foot tall, enameled iron, orange-colored sculpture in downtown San Antonio that was created by distinguished Mexican artist Sebastián and presented to the city as a gift from the Mexican government. View More San Antonio Landmarks.