Hundreds of matachines dancers from San Antonio and South Texas will gather at Mission Concepción to praise God with their colorful dance and music on Dec.
The iconic Rose Window was bathed in a soft white light, a beacon in the shadows of the centuries-old Mission San José.
The City’s Office of Historic Preservation presented City Council with a plan Wednesday to create four Mission Protection Overlay Districts that would better preserve the environment, settings and views of the four Spanish colonial missions and also strengthen San Antonio’s bid to win World Heritage Site recognition.
An incredible amount of time and craftsmanship went into the construction of San Antonio’s centuries-old Spanish missions, and crafting the massive World Heritage Site nomination document which went off in January to the Paris headquarters of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee was a labor-intensive undertaking in its own right.
Twelfth in a Series: A Rising Southside
Today’s stories, written by two Southside natives who now hold elected office, complete the series, “A Rising Southside,” appearing on the Rivard Report over the last two weeks.
Fourth in a Series: A Rising Southside
This week we are publishing postings from people driving the economic and cultural redevelopment of the Southside.
Third in a series: A Rising Southside
Throughout this week, Rivard Report readers are hearing directly from some of the change agents and protagonists behind the redevelopment of the Southside.