This month, crews are scheduled to begin the environmental abatement process on the ruinous Friedrich industrial site, preparing it for the mixed-income 358-unit Friedrich Lofts by 2025.
‘We’ve been gentrified.’ McKee-Rodriguez spurring new conversation about gentrification in San Antonio
District 2 Councilman Jalen McKee-Rodriguez wants a displacement study completed when developers seek incentives from the city.
Fort Worth developer planning to build 342 apartments in east downtown San Antonio
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.
San Antonio’s home repair programs rebuild lives, but they’re not without critics
San Antonio’s repair program is targeting homes that were once deemed by the federal government as undesirable—a practice known as red lining.
San Antonio Housing Trust PFC approves Friedrich Lofts project despite gentrification concerns
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.
Back to Denver Heights
A local writer returns to the near East Side neighborhood where he grew up, and finds a community in transition.
Some East Side residents near downtown feel property value spike, others don’t
Some near East Side residents like Jeannine Qualls feel they’ll soon be wiped out by the wave of rising property values. Others are coming in to ride that wave.
Tax freezes sought for near West Side, Denver Heights, Government Hill
By year’s end, the City of San Antonio wants to designate a segment of the near West Side, and the near-East Side communities of Denver Heights and Government Hill, as neighborhood empowerment zones (NEZ), a Texas statute that allows home owners to have their city property taxes frozen for no more than 10 years.
Essex Modern City co-developer planning another mixed-use East Side project
One of the developers of Essex Modern City, a $150 million mixed-use project in Denver Heights that’s been in the making since at least 2016, is planning another near-East Side project.