Tras años de activismo de base, San Antonio empieza a utilizar la preservación histórica como herramienta para ayudar a revitalizar barrios.
The historic date is celebrated all over Mexico and many other U.S. cities such as Los Angeles and Chicago, which are home to large Hispanic populations.
The City, Bexar County, and TPR are still in the negotiation and planning phases of a $26.4 million deal that would completely renovate the theater space.
There are countless mediums and forums for artists to honor their history and culture.
Is San Antonio heading toward permanent adoption of Stage One water restrictions?
Esperanza Peace and Justice Center leaders are asking City officials to commit $1 million to the restoration and preservation of the now-defunct Lerma’s Nite Club, the iconic Westside dance hall that opened on North Zarzamora Street in 1951 and for more than four decades featured South Texas’ most celebrated conjunto musicians.
Born in the coastal city of Valparaíso, Chile, the Austin-based artist Liliana Wilson practiced drawing at an early age, but thought that she would make her living in either architecture or law.
Ground Zero in San Antonio’s gentrification debate is a 21-acre plot of land that sits prominently above the Mission Reach of the San Antonio River just south of Concepción Park and a 10-minute walk to Mission Concepción.
There have been dozens of mayoral forums this year, some hosted by organizations with a specific focus, such as transportation or tourism and the hospitality industry. The Rivard Report’s forum at the Pearl last week focused more broadly on a range of urban issues.
Wednesday evening’s public input meeting on how to mitigate gentrification erupted into several shouting matches in English and Spanish after organizers said there would not be simultaneous translation of all comments.