Barcelona artist Ruben Sánchez is nearing completion on a new Hemisfair mural.
City Council unanimously approved a public-private partnership Thursday that will allow for a $200 million development on five acres at Hemisfair.
Yanaguana Garden has already hosted dozens of free community events since it opened last year.
The Hemisfair Park Area Redevelopment Corp.
The City of San Antonio is now seeking proposals for Hemisfair Park’s first public-private partnership in Yanaguana Garden, a 4.1-acre play area and space offering modern amenities, outdoor recreation, parking and affordable housing for new tenants, all within walking distance of San Antonio’s downtown hotspots.
Hemisfair’s Civic Park, the eight acre-plus park that will serve as the signature gateway to the major transformation of the former HemisFair ’68, doesn’t have an official name yet, but it does have an internationally-recognized designer chosen to bring it to life.
The Rivard Report publishes occasional conversations with community leaders, newsmakers, artists and other individuals whose work is of special public interest.
In our next installment of Something Monday – our casual, social bike ride in partnership with San Antonio B-cycle – we’ll get a glimpse into the future of Hemisfair Park.