At a heated Zoning Commission meeting Tuesday, commissioners paved the way for the development of the Alazan Lofts, a controversial 88-unit, mixed-income housing development south of the Alazan Courts.
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If you live near downtown, we want to know your story—whether you’re a homeowner or renter, whether you’ve lived in the neighborhood for 30 years or three months.
It’s easy, sometimes, to ignore what the bigger picture looks like because in downtown San Antonio, for the longest time, the bigger picture only included residential growth. But the truth is there are other types of development in play.
The current six-month lull in new applications for the city’s downtown housing incentive program may indicate the development wave San Antonio rode from 2015 to 2017, when deals were closed on 41 projects in and around downtown, has nearly subsided.
The rezoning on Tuesday of two properties on the 1800 block of North Alamo Street help identify another piece of the 23-acre mixed-use development GrayStreet Partners is planning within the fast-changing neighborhood of Government Hill, opposite the Pearl from Broadway.
A difference of opinion on how this community should handle incoming development has caused a rift in Government Hill Alliance, the neighborhood association that’s represented the near-East Side community since 1988.