San Antonio's Mexican Garden of Memory

by Anne Elise Urrutia

Foreword by Tomás Ybarra-Frausto

Miraflores reveals the story of an internationally significant cultural landscape in Texas

Aureliano Urrutia, a prominent physician in Mexico City, built Miraflores garden after immigrating to Texas during the Mexican Revolution. A man of science, he valued nature, art, literature, history, and community. The garden, whose name roughly translates to “behold the flowers,” was built primarily from 1921 to 1945. Its plants, ...

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