A pooch expects a beanbag at GS1221. Photo by Iris Dimmick.

Barkitecture Dog Festival Coming to Maverick Park

Update: As of May 5, a silent auction has officially begun for a special “Firehouse Dog House,” sponsored by The Home Depot and created by American Institute of Architecture Students UTSA Freedom By Design group, where 100% of the proceeds will go to The San Antonio Fire Museum. The dog house can fit large canines, and will have “Station No.

Melanie Ramirez and Heidi, a Dutch shepherd, enjoy the GS1221 patio with friends. Photo by Iris Dimmick.

Maverick Dog Park Rallies Supporters

Maverick Park has a long way to go before it becomes what renderings show as a transformed urban park, but judging from the enthusiasm of the more than 50 people (and some furry friends) attending the crowdfunding launch party at GS1221, Maverick Dog Park is well on its way.

Maverick Park. Photo by Scott Ball.

Maverick Park Going to the Dogs

Maverick Park is a small, somewhat barren and uninviting pocket park located at the corner of Broadway and Jones south of the Pearl Brewery and east of the San Antonio Museum of Art. Save for occasional festivals, Fiesta parades and other events, Maverick Park usually sits empty most of the year, save for the occasional cluster of homeless visitors.