By late 2017, an advanced water catchment system, a sculptural pavilion, and “rescue trees” will become part of Confluence Park on the Mission Reach.
San Antonio River Foundation Executive Director Estela Avery announced her retirement Thursday, handing over the reigns to Robert Amerman, a tech company executive, architect, and artist.
H-E-B gave the San Antonio River Foundation $1 million in grant money for the construction of Confluence Park.
Bexar County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to donate $1 million to Confluence Park in memory of Sara “Sally” Buchanan.
Sally Buchanan’s lifetime of work to protect and preserve the San Antonio River will be honored by Bexar County Commissioners with a $1 million gift in her name to Confluence Park.
Bexar County Commissioner Sergio “Chico” Rodriguez is lobbying his colleagues on the Commissioners Court to include $1.2 million in next year’s County budget for Confluence Park, a “living classroom” that broke ground Wednesday morning in his Southside precinct on the Mission Reach of the San Antonio River.
The San Antonio River Foundation is “very close” to completing its multi-year $10 million capital campaign to build Confluence Park on the San Antonio River at its juncture with San Pedro Creek on the Mission Reach.
The San Antonio River Foundation (SARF) sent out a teaser news release today, announcing that a donor – or perhaps a collection of donors – has committed a “major gift” for Confluence Park, the estimated $9 million-dollar project on the San Antonio River’s Mission Reach.
If you’d asked a local resident years ago her thoughts about the San Antonio River, she might have offered a vague reference to tourism, related a story about taking out-of-town friends or family to visit the “horseshoe” section of the downtown River Walk, recalled fondly a river parade or Arneson River Theater performance, maybe even indicated she’d at some point visited a restaurant or bar alongside the many tourists who visit our fair city.
The San Antonio River Authority (SARA) has issued a call for artists to participate in its inaugural River Arts Fest, a celebration of nature and sustainability at the future site of Confluence Park on the Mission Reach.