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September/October is Hispanic Heritage Month; A time to pay trib

Gonzalez Sr.’s contributions to the city of San Antonio were to two historical sites that are still standing today. His second contribution was in 1966 with the construction of “The Tower of the Americas,” built for the 1968 World’s Fair. Gonzalez Sr. made the rails in the Tower’s observation deck, but they have since been replaced with windows. Gonzalez Jr. remembers going up to the Tower unto the deck as a teenager and seeing his work and feeling connected to his father’s craftsmanship. The Tower is also a historical landmark. (Courtesy Photo)

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