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.
A community meeting Tuesday about a proposed historic district in Tobin Hill turned into a debate about property rights and the role of City government.
San Antonio’s River Walk and downtown could soon be nominated as a historic district under the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).
It has been about 10 months since Roberto Treviño took office as then-interim District 1 council member in San Antonio.
Among the long list of project owners and designers requesting approval from the Historic Design and Review Commission (HDRC), at least two related to developments in the Dignowity Hill Historic District on the city’s near-Eastside demonstrate the nuanced and complex rulings of the Commission.
I never really thought Dignowity Hill was in danger of losing its unique sense of place.
Editor’s note: Due to a reporter’s error, an earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that the Historic and Design Review Commission approved the design for a townhouse development on Lockwood Park in Dignowity Hill.
The Historic and Design Review Commission (HDRC) approved the next step for the construction of 14 townhouses in two structures on Cedar Street in the King William Historic District.
A new push by a group of individuals in Mahncke Park to have the Midtown neighborhood designated a historic district by the City of San Antonio has resulted in a deeper divide among residents and property owners there.