The San Antonio Tricentennial received a $1.1 million boost from the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation for an exhibit at the Witte on Tuesday.
Tricentennial Commission officials shared the results of an economic impact study reflecting the potential impacts of San Antonio’s 300th anniversary celebrations.
In series of events running the entire calendar year of 2018, the Tricentennial aims to celebrate San Antonio’s past, present, and future by tapping the energy of a broad array of community partners.
The branding movement is designed to help define a “brand essence” to reflect who San Antonians are as a community, and what they aspire to be collectively.
H-E-B Chairman and CEO Charles Butt has pledged a personal donation of $1 million to the redevelopment of Lincoln Park.
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.
Although San Antonio’s 2018 Tricentennial celebration is nearly two years away, planning efforts and partnerships are already underway, as such a historic event calls for detailed logistics as well as holistic programming that tells the city’s history in a complete and multi-faceted way.
When San Antonio celebrates its Tricentennial in May 2018, residents and visitors alike will be able to stroll down a portion of the newly restored San Pedro Creek – from its inlet to Dolorosa Street.
Bexar County commissioners unanimously approved four finalists Tuesday who will submit proposals for the permanent public art slated for “fast-track” installation at the main San Pedro Creek plaza in time for San Antonio’s Tricentennial celebrations on May 1, 2018.
San Antonio City Manager Sheryl Sculley gave an overview of the $2.5 billion proposed budget for the 2017 fiscal year to City Council on Thursday.