The City of San Antonio’s Planning Commission and the Historic Design and Review Commission held a rare joint meeting to vote on the plan.
Some Council members said moving the Alamo Cenotaph or blocking access to Alamo Plaza could be a deal breaker.
Immigrant artist Pompeo Coppini, the sculptor behind the Alamo Cenotaph monument, has played a prominent role in San Antonio’s history.
While most San Antonians agree the Alamo should be enhanced for all to enjoy for years to come, many remain unconvinced the proposed changes are necessary.
The latest battle of the Alamo is over. Mayor Ron Nirenberg, unlike William Barret Travis, chose to surrender.
The Alamo Management Committee on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve seven key elements of the multimillion-dollar plan to redevelop Alamo Plaza.
There is a very real possibility that the work of art by renowned sculptor Pompeo Coppini might be destroyed in the process of being dismantled and moved.
The Alamo Citizen Advisory Committee on Thursday approved the proposed design for Alamo Plaza’s multimillion dollar redevelopment.
This plan is good and right. It’s the best way for us now to honor and remember the Alamo and those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.
More than 100 protesters on Saturday demonstrated their opposition to moving the Alamo Cenotaph as part of the plan to redevelop the Alamo Plaza.