To reflect on all the comings and goings, the Rivard Report compiled a highly subjective list of what’s in the rearview mirror as we leave 2017 behind.
This year, city officials moved the Christmas tradition from Alamo Plaza to nearby Travis Park.
The decision time is coming on how to do the next step in redeveloping the Alamo site. The Long Barrack and lunette should be rebuilt, among other moves.
The company is celebrating the milestone with reduced admission to all the Ripley’s Entertainment attractions.
The controversial glass walls have not been approved and appear to be developing as an issue between Mayor Ivy Taylor and Councilman Ron Nirenberg (D8).
For more than two decades, the Alamo Plaza Project has compiled visitor documents, surveys, petitions, and responses regarding people’s experiences at the plaza.
The initial design of a reimagined Alamo Plaza ignores a deed restriction from 1871 by specifically creating a structural glass interpretive wall.
It seems the Alamo is under siege again. Powerful forces are moving to completely redo Alamo Plaza. Some of their ideas are good, but many more are, frankly, catastrophic.
The Alamo needs to remain free – free to all the public, at all hours of the day and night, for all purposes.
The Alamo Master Plan will finally create a respectful environment for an American icon while creating civic spaces worthy of a great city.