The city’s vibrant arts district is centrally located along Main Street, right in McAllen’s core. The area is home to more than a dozen art galleries. Its anchored by
Spanish Colonial Nuevo Santander gallery, the
McAllen Public Library and by the new Art Village, a 30,000 square foot, Tuscan-style retail facility that includes four buildings and is set to host art galleries,
studios and restaurants.
The arts district is also home to historic Archer Park and restaurants. The city’s first historic district is located one block west of the arts
district, on 15th Street, and is home to the Sam and Marjorie Miller House, built in 1937. The nearby
17th Street Entertainment District is just a quick walk away, as is plenty of shopping downtown.