A small crowd of more than 20 people gathered outside the Alameda Theater on West Houston Street recently to view the unveiling of a new, five-part mural project by local artist Alan Calvo.
The renovation plans for the circa-1949 Alameda Theater, which has been closed since the 1980s, received final approval Wednesday. Construction work is scheduled to begin the first quarter of 2020, and end in May 2021.
The latest restoration plans for the Alameda yielded praise, but also concern that it may not be available to smaller, nonprofit arts groups.
The multimillion dollar renovation of the Alameda Theater will include a 58 percent reduction in seating capacity, the addition of bars and lounges, a stage that protrudes 13 feet into the orchestra level audience, and an ADA accessible elevator.
Texas Public Radio announced last week that it has received a $2 million gift from Carlos Alvarez, chairman and CEO of The Gambrinus Company, a craft beer brewer and distributor that was founded in San Antonio. The funds contribute to TPR’s $10 million capital campaign that funds its move into the stage house of the […]
Plans for the expansion of the Alameda Theater building, which will house Texas Public Radio offices and event space, go to the Historic and Design Review Commission for first review on Wednesday. Outside, the project would create a kind of secondary facade that connects to San Pedro Creek. On the other side of the creek, […]