Since late 2019, many nearby residents have opposed efforts to rezone the roughly two acres fearing the encroachment by commercial businesses into their community.
Next week, the City Council will weigh in on a plan to demolish eight homes for new business use in Government Hill.
Starbucks says it never seriously considered opening a coffee shop on Walters Street and I-35 in Government Hill, where a plan to demolish nine homes for commercial use has been met with resistance.
Despite the Zoning Commission denial, the property owners intend to fast-track the proposal to the City Council on Aug. 20.
As Covid-19 cases continue to hit record highs in Bexar County, roughly 50 people gathered Saturday to advocate for the removal of the Columbus statue.