Tourists perform a circus like stunt on Alamo Plaza for a photograph to send to their friends ands family. Photo by Scott Ball.

Six Finalists Chosen to Lead Alamo Master Plan

Six design firms from three countries have been chosen as finalists by the Alamo Master Plan Management Committee to make presentations in San Antonio this month, a major milestone in an ambitious plan to better preserve the Alamo, redevelop the surrounding Plaza properties, and weave a more comprehensive story about the region’s indigenous culture, the city’s origins as a Spanish colonial outpost, and development of the Missions.

Mayor Ivy Taylor signs the master plan agreement with city and state colleagues. Photo by Scott Ball.

It’s Official: New Alamo Master Plan Underway

Representatives from the City of San Antonio, the Texas General Land Office, and the Alamo Endowment gathered in front of the Alamo Thursday evening to formally sign an agreement to collaboratively fund and plan a multi-million dollar revitalization and preservation effort for the Alamo Plaza Historic District.