The Plethora sculpture designed for the San Pedro Creek Linear Park faces uncertainty over its funding following design changes and cost overruns.
Tom Rickhoff, running to unseat Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff, criticized Wolff’s spending priorities in a press conference Monday.
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.
County Commissioners on Tuesday authorized $19.8 million for demolition and utility work along the San Pedro Creek between Houston and Nueva streets.
The County has committed $132.8 million and the City will contribute $19.5 million toward the design and construction of the first two phases of the project.
The Historic and Design Review Commission approved separate projects affecting the San Pedro Creek and the former Malt House restaurant on Wednesday.
On Thursday, bulldozers and backhoes tore into the ground to widen the creek channel that will be lined with paseos along the two-mile waterway.
Bexar County commissioners approved the latest artistic concepts for the creek’s retaining walls.
The selection is the result of a year-long search that received proposals from local, national, and international artists. The sculpture is a part of the arts component of the San Pedro Creek Improvements project.
Bexar County Commissioners added on to its $125 million commitment to the San Pedro Creek Improvements Project last week and approved another $7.8 million to go toward the transformative project that broke ground last month.