May 7 in San Antonio history…

1877
Abraham Wolff and Daniel Marx form a partnership and go into business together as Wolff & Marx.  They would remain one of San Antonio’s most popular mercantile stores until being purchased by competitor Joske’s in 1965.

1959
A proposed route for a portion of a north-south expressway for north central San Antonio is unveiled at the City Council meeting.  The proposed route runs from Jones-Maltsberger Road to the northern city limits at Bitters Road.  City Manager Lynn Andrews said that property both north and south of Loop 13 for some disances eventually will contain “large structures and expensive buildings” that do not now exist.

2011
The Mission branch of the San Antonio Library, in the location of the Mission Drive-In theater, holds its grand opening.

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