This month the Rollercade celebrates its 60th birthday. The skating rink is a local institution and generations of San Antonians have skated across its smooth wood floor. In this chapter of the San Antonio Storybook, we’ll tell the story of how the Rollercade came to be built and the family responsible for keeping the Alamo City rolling.
Brantley Hightower is the founder of HiWorks, an architecture firm, and the author of the 2015 book The Courthouses of Central Texas. His podcast, San Antonio Storybook, can be found at the Rivard Report. More by Brantley Hightower