You can explore the trendline of visits to the Missions since 1983 by using the Rivard Report’s interactive charts in this story.
National Park Service Rangers gave a small tour to preservation advocates, narrating historic details as they made their way along the stone bridge.
Some neighborhood residents think the project will enhance the blighted seminary campus while others see it as an example of gentrification.
The controversial glass walls have not been approved and appear to be developing as an issue between Mayor Ivy Taylor and Councilman Ron Nirenberg (D8).
The 2015 designation of the city’s Spanish Colonial Missions as a UNESCO World Heritage site has brought both potential and problems to District 3.
The Road to World Heritage
On July 5, 2015, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee voted unanimously to inscribe the San Antonio Missions as the first World Heritage Site in Texas.
The City of San Antonio has been seeking public input on proposed future land use guidelines in the UNESCO World Heritage designation area.
Two beams of light will converge inside Mission Concepción on the afternoon of Aug.
Carroll Brown had surrendered long ago to the fact that apartments will be built right behind Mission Concepción – but not if the buildings are any higher than a City-approved development restriction allows.
Nuestra Historia – Our History: Spain in Bexar County, a new exhibit developed by the Bexar Heritage and Parks Department and the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, focuses on 17th and 18th century Spanish exploration, and the diverse exchange of cultures that led to present-day Bexar County.
Nuestra Historia will be housed inside Presidio Gallery, the former Federal Reserve Bank, at 126 E. Nueva St.