ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
The Grotto
Artworks: Sculpture

Artist
Carlos Cortes
Collection
San Antonio River Foundation
Materials
Concrete
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Description
Third generation Faux Bois (false wood) concrete artist Carlos Cortés created another spectacular addition to the river’s attractions – a fantastic grotto with craggy faces carved into cave-like walls, splashing waterfalls and surrealistic, winding passageways with eerily realistic stalagmites and stalactites. The three-story, dream-like sculpted structure is located in a bend of the river between the Camden and Newell Street bridges, adorning both roadway and riverway.

Besides the many...
Courtesy of San Antonio River Foundation
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Location
Riverside and Street Corner at Camden and Newell Streets
1277 Camden St
San Antonio, TX 78212
United States

Nearby Items
River Origins And Movements #1 & 274 feet
Museum Reach Grotto444 feet
F.I.S.H.490 feet
Ewing Halsell Pedestrian Bridge at Roy Smith Street0.2 miles
San Antonio Museum of Art0.3 miles
River North Pavilion and Terrace0.3 miles
Lenora & Walter F. Brown Asian Art Wing0.3 miles