Archaeological investigations at the Navarro Street parking garage, San Antonio, Texas

dc.contributor.authorFox, Anne A.
dc.contributor.authorNightengale, Bruce A.
dc.contributor.authorCox, I. Waynne
dc.description.abstractIn March 1987, the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted test excavations on Lot 1 of New City Block 125 in downtown San Antonio. The purpose of the excavations was to determine if any remains of foundations or artifactual deposits were still intact beneath the surface, in preparation for the construction of an addition to a parking garage. A search was also made for remains of the Concepcion Acequia that once formed the western boundary of the lot. Three backhoe trenches ranging from 42 to 90 feet in length and from 26 to 88 inches in depth determined that while the foundation of a two-story brick commercial building appeared to be intact, none of the original ground surface was undisturbed, and no historic features would have been preserved. No confident identification could be made of the acequia because of numerous later disturbances in the area.
dc.description.sponsorshipCity Public Service (San Antonio)
dc.publisherCenter for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio
dc.relation.ispartofseriesArchaeological Report No. 174
dc.subjectarchaeological investigation
dc.subjectTexas archaeology
dc.subjectSan Antonio
dc.subjectNavarro Street Parking Garage
dc.titleArchaeological investigations at the Navarro Street parking garage, San Antonio, Texas
dc.typeTechnical Report


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