On a day celebrating the new Frost Bank Tower, Graham Weston told of the importance such transformative downtown projects have on the city.
Commissioners suggested a few “nitpicky” changes that would create a more vibrant pedestrian experience on the street level.
The new tower is slated for completion by late 2018 or early 2019.
World-renowned architecture firm Pelli Clarke Pelli has been tasked with designing the 23-story Frost Bank Tower that will sit in downtown San Antonio.
Weston Urban and its development partner, KDC of Dallas have chosen Pelli Clarke Pelli of New Haven, Conn.
The western face of San Antonio’s historic downtown has won newfound recognition from the Texas Commission on the Arts, which last week approved the application for the Zona Cultural as the state’s newest metro cultural district.
If the past year in San Antonio was an episode of VH1’s “Behind the Music,” Summer 2014 would cue the narrator to say, “But backstage the band was falling apart.”
The optimistic “City on the Rise” bubble started to burst when former Mayor Julián Castro stepped down from his post to join the Obama Administration.
Amid a week of headlines at City Hall that included withdrawing funding of the streetcar project to City Council and getting a first look at the 2015 Proposed Capital and Operating Budget, the year’s biggest proposed development project took a second step toward becoming reality.