Malt House on 115 South Zarzamora Street. Photo by Scott Ball.

7-Eleven Wins Approval to Demolish Malt House – With Caveats

Malt House, an iconic San Antonio drive-or-dine-in restaurant that developed deep historic ties to the community throughout its years of serving affordable Mexican and American staples on the Westside, is now on a path to rubble after the City’s Historic and Design Review Commission (HDRC) approved a demolition request by 7-Eleven on Wednesday.

Southtown and Lone Star Developments Converge

With plans advancing to redevelop the long-vacant Lone Star Brewery at the same time other nearby infill development projects are progressing, the energy and verve that define Southtown appears to be migrating farther south along and near the San Antonio River.