Conceptual rendering of the $135 million San Antonio Federal Courthouse project . Image courtesy of Lake/Flato Architects.

After Five Years, San Antonio Expecting $135 Million for New Federal Courthouse

If the proposed $1.1 trillion federal budget for 2016 passes through the U.S. House and Senate this weekend, San Antonio will receive $135 million to build a the long-awaited new federal courthouse on a vacant square block of West Nueva Street, which would clear the way to vacate the rundown, at times flea-infested John H. Wood Federal Courthouse that was originally constructed as movie pavilion for HemisFair ’68.