The Historic Design and Review Commission rejected plans for a five-story apartment complex next to the Hays Street Bridge on the near Eastside.
HDRC on Wednesday gave an Eastside couple final approval to build a two-car garage with three apartments in the backyard of their Dignowity Hill home.
Former State Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon, a Democrat from San Antonio, passed away on Tuesday.
The decision came around 10:30 p.m. after more than three hours of discussion by the Historic and Design Review Commission and residents.
There was no apparent compromise between the hopeful developers of “The Bridge” project and its protesters.
Increased investment in District 2 is good, but it comes with unintended consequences, Councilman William “Cruz” Shaw said.
The Healy-Murphy Center launched a $5 million capital campaign drive to build a new child development center in the near-Eastside.
Plans are underway for the new commercial offices and technology innovation center inside the five-building Merchants Ice complex.
The nonprofit serving abused and neglected children purchased 36 acres of land for its expansion project that includes a new children’s advocacy center.
Local pastor Royce Sullivan, who gave the final remarks at the event, said the community must work together to address hard issues like gun violence.