The Plethora sculpture designed for the San Pedro Creek Culture Park will cost $1.5 million dollars to create, double the budgeted cost.
The 38 panels at the park near San Pedro Creek and the San Antonio River appear to have been smashed with a heavy, blunt object.
Members of the community will paddle down the San Antonio River during the third annual Mission Reach Flotilla Festival on April 21.
UTSA assistant professor Antonio Petrov moderated the final event of the speaker series “On the Edge of Future: Narratives of the Making of a City.”
On Saturday, hundreds of local dignitaries and first-time park visitors gathered at 310 W. Mitchell St. on the city’s Southside for the grand opening of Confluence Park.
For the past 18 months, construction crews have been working on Confluence Park, which will have its formal unveiling Wednesday, Jan. 17.
The sculpture commissioned by Bexar County for the San Pedro Creek project will not be ready for the grand opening of the project’s first segment May 5.
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.