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Historic monuments in danger of disappearing

Love Exploring Logo By Jen Grimble of Love Exploring | Slide 2 of 26: Located in San Antonio, Texas, the Woolworth Building was significant in the Civil Rights Movement, since it became one of the earliest places in the US to desegregate its lunch counters. But, despite being a designated city and state antiquities landmark, the property's future remains unclear, after a local plan for it to be turned into a museum was overturned. Now potentially facing demolition, the site is on the WMF's radar, with the organization keenly encouraging the preservation of this important landmark.  Check out the ancient ruins in the USA you didn't know existed

Woolworth Building, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Located in San Antonio, Texas, the Woolworth Building was significant in the Civil Rights Movement, since it became one of the earliest places in the US to desegregate its lunch counters. But, despite being a designated city and state antiquities landmark, the property's future remains unclear, after a local plan for it to be turned into a museum was overturned. Now potentially facing demolition, the site is on the WMF's radar, with the organization keenly encouraging the preservation of this important landmark. 

Check out the ancient ruins in the USA you didn't know existed

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