Excerpt from TPR.org…

You may have noticed the unusual structure perched on top of some residential lofts on South Flores here in San Antonio. The 30-feet tall, conical-roofed shape is just like the steel water tanks that used to be there.

Dennis McDaniel owns the Lofts and explains that the historic structure was built for a very different purpose than as lofts. “The Peden Iron and Steel Building was built in 1913, to warehouse, hold up iron and steel, so the bones are pretty strong here.”

Listen to Jack Morgan’s full story at Texas Public Radio.