Construction of the Mission Escondida Luxury Apartments, to be located on the former site of the blighted Mission Trails Mobile Home Park, will break ground this summer south of downtown along the San Antonio River’s Mission Reach.
The trailer park was purchased by San Antonio-based White-Conlee Development with plans to develop the Mission Escondida Luxury Apartments.
A recently released San Antonio housing market study will be used to inform the city’s policies on how best to avoid displacement in distressed and emerging neighborhoods.
Change—a word which often sends fear and trepidation through our collective and/or individual minds.
Ground Zero in San Antonio’s gentrification debate is a 21-acre plot of land that sits prominently above the Mission Reach of the San Antonio River just south of Concepción Park and a 10-minute walk to Mission Concepción.
There have been dozens of mayoral forums this year, some hosted by organizations with a specific focus, such as transportation or tourism and the hospitality industry. The Rivard Report’s forum at the Pearl last week focused more broadly on a range of urban issues.
Wednesday evening’s public input meeting on how to mitigate gentrification erupted into several shouting matches in English and Spanish after organizers said there would not be simultaneous translation of all comments.