The initial design of a reimagined Alamo Plaza ignores a deed restriction from 1871 by specifically creating a structural glass interpretive wall.
In 1936, the State of Texas held a Centennial celebration, and like everything Texas does, it was the biggest celebration of a centennial ever seen.
If City Council approves the Alamo Plaza redesign, it would disregard the Secretary of the Interior’s guidelines concerning reconstruction of the south wall.
The Alamo funeral pyres have long been forgotten and the land covered by buildings with no regard for the sites that should be considered sacred.
Recent Alamo Master Plan updates cite air conditioning and added moisture as contributors to the structure’s deterioration. This is nothing new.