The controversial glass walls have not been approved and appear to be developing as an issue between Mayor Ivy Taylor and Councilman Ron Nirenberg (D8).
Thursday’s unanimous vote further solidifies the cultural relevance of black neighborhoods that developed on the Eastside after the Civil War.
Deeply rooted traditions of gallantry and horsemanship are reflected in the charros’ elegant attire, finely-crafted riding gear, and their social mores.
When it comes to defining the essence of Fiesta San Antonio, the diversity in perspectives rivals the diversity found throughout our large city.
How to make Alamo Plaza a more historically representative site and keep it as a vibrant public gathering place for locals and visitors is the challenge.
Our city relies on tourism, but that doesn’t mean we should forget that it is ours. We don’t need to put Alamo Plaza behind glass to make it more sacred.
City Council reviewed the renderings and an economic impact report of Alamo Plaza’s redevelopment Wednesday.
The opportunity for reflection on history is at the core of the Alamo Master Plan, which is slowly working its way toward a first draft this summer.
While artists created portals to Missions Concepción, San José, and San Juan, Mission Espada’s portal will be made through a community collaboration.
During Fiesta Family Day this Sunday, visitors may peruse the collections in the museum and wander about the grounds for free.