Plans for the puddle, which played a key role in San Antonio’s founding, include lining its bottom with 24-karat gold leaf to prevent water infiltration.
The dam and its pond are teeming with wildlife, and people of all ages and walks of life are drawn to the shores of the pond for recreation and the scenery.
Flashy or modest? The conversation in Commissioners Court last week regarding San Pedro Creek sparked debate about the role politics should play in public art.
After local artists presented a new piece for the San Pedro Creek Culture Park, county commissioners said they were concerned about its design.
The Southside park joins notable institutions such as Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in receiving the award.
Instead of getting $25 million, Bexar County will get $4.4 million in federal reimbursements for the Mission Reach in fiscal year 2019.
Bexar County commissioners approved almost $60 million for the next segment of construction of the San Pedro Creek Culture Park.
The pool was a late addition to upgrades at the park at 3700 W. Commerce St. In 2017, the San Antonio River Authority announced the completion of a $14.5 million restoration of the park that started in 2013.
Across most of the state, heavy rainstorms are hitting Texas more often than previously thought, according to a study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Organizations assigned a parking spot each used their space to show what their vision for McCullough Avenue.