As the HDRC prepared to grant approval for a commercial tower on Broadway, one concerned citizen spoke against the demolition of shotgun homes there.
A proposed fence has drawn criticism from some residents who said the barrier denies the plaza’s original intent as an open community space.
Demolition on the Bright Shawl, owned by the Junior League of San Antonio, began in late October after the women’s charitable organization sold to a Dallas developer.
City Council decided to delay starting the historic designation process for a long-vacant gas station, giving the owner more time to sell.
The developments feature traditional gable roofs, painted wood porches, garages, and shared materiality with existing structures in the neighborhood.
The owner of the Robert E. Lee apartments is asking the City for permission to remove part of the historic neon signs that top the building.
Local firms ford, powell & carson, WestEast Design Group, and landscape architects Rialto Studio spearheaded the design of the new headquarters campus.
Known as the Real Estate or Hedrick building, the vacant 10-story structure at the corner of North St. Mary’s and Martin streets is getting a new life.
With a 6-1 vote on Tuesday, the City’s Zoning Commission rejected a request that would designate a sliver of Tobin Hill as a historic district.
Staff did not recommend final approval of the submitted designs as several characteristics strayed from those of other historic homes in the district.