The grand unveiling for the $13 million Southside park at 310 W. Mitchell St. is set for Jan. 17, 2018, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Confluence Park aims to celebrate the region’s ecology, promote the preservation of waterways, and highlight sustainable building and land-use practices.
By late 2017, an advanced water catchment system, a sculptural pavilion, and “rescue trees” will become part of Confluence Park on the Mission Reach.
While artists created portals to Missions Concepción, San José, and San Juan, Mission Espada’s portal will be made through a community collaboration.
San Antonio River Foundation Executive Director Estela Avery announced her retirement Thursday, handing over the reigns to Robert Amerman, a tech company executive, architect, and artist.
H-E-B gave the San Antonio River Foundation $1 million in grant money for the construction of Confluence Park.
Saturday’s River Relay & Get Outdoors along the Mission Reach Trail provided a fun challenge and unique perspective on the San Antonio River.
Bexar County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to donate $1 million to Confluence Park in memory of Sara “Sally” Buchanan.
Sara Matthews Buchanan, known to one and all as Sally, and as one of San Antonio’s seminal figures in historic preservation and conservation of the San Antonio River, died Saturday at the age of 73 after battling melanoma for five years.
Bexar County Commissioner Sergio “Chico” Rodriguez is lobbying his colleagues on the Commissioners Court to include $1.2 million in next year’s County budget for Confluence Park, a “living classroom” that broke ground Wednesday morning in his Southside precinct on the Mission Reach of the San Antonio River.