“The intention of their piece was not to honor or glorify Lenin or Mao. And it’s not my intention, either. … I’m not trying to glorify authoritarians, particularly Communists. I’m a capitalist, through and through,” said James Lifshutz, the downtown developer who brought a controversial sculpture depicting Chairman Mao and Vladimir Lenin to west downtown.
Over the last five years, the partnership of developer David Adelman, and real estate executives Michael Jersin and Don Thomas of CBRE, have come to dominate St. Paul Square.
Fort Worth developer Vaquero Ventures received conceptual approval from the Historic and Design Review Commission on Wednesday on its envisioned 342-unit, five-story apartment building at 1220 E. Commerce St. in east downtown.
A local investment group is renovating the Best Western on East Commerce Street, adding a speakeasy to its basement, in a show of confidence in San Antonio’s hospitality sector and St. Paul Square.
Weston Urban’s plan to restore the former Continental Hotel and build a 15-story apartment tower along San Pedro Creek in west downtown won conceptual approval Wednesday from the city’s historic review board.
Weston Urban plans to build a 15-story apartment building between the former Continental Hotel and Arana building in west downtown.
Last month, plans for the restoration of the Leeds building, 345 W. Commerce St., were approved by the Historic and Design Review Commission.
A nonprofit arm of Bexar County is set to partner with developer Weston Urban to build a 250-unit mixed-income apartment project on West Commerce Street.
The controversial Friedrich Lofts project on the East Side was approved Monday by the Housing Trust PFC board, which is composed of five City Council members, despite concerns of gentrification.
Developer David Adelman plans to build in west downtown for the first time with a 122-unit apartment building at Cattleman Square.