A former strategist for the Trump campaign’s data team has purchased 0.75 acres of property on East Houston Street, across the street from the VelocityTX bioscience incubator on the near East Side, with a partner.
On Thursday, the City Council is scheduled to vote on the recovery of 1.7 acres of land it once owned at 803 N. Cherry St., just north of the Hays Street Bridge, in a deal meant to rectify a seven-year controversy.
As the city of San Antonio gets closer to regaining ownership of a contentious piece of property at 803 N. Cherry St., north of the Hays Street Bridge, the group responsible for the take-back sees two major problems with the potential outcome.
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.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg and many on the City Council would rather the seven-year legal dispute between the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group and the city of San Antonio over the property at 803 N. Cherry St. be resolved outside a courtroom.
In a case loaded with legal twists and nuance, the Texas Supreme Court ruled today in favor of the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group on its seven-year legal fight over how a property next to the bridge at Cherry and Lamar streets should be used.
Saturday night, a few hundred people attended the Cherry and Lamar Block Party, an event organized by a group of activists and artists who oppose an apartment development they say will block views of the Hays Street Bridge. Browse photos from the event by Heron photographer V. Finster. firstname.lastname@example.org
On Hays Street on a late Saturday morning, we find Dwayne White (above) emerge from a friend’s worn, off-kilter house. White also lives on Hays, but down closer to the Hays Street Bridge and a 1.7-acre lot where a developer wants to put a five-story apartment building.
In late March, when City Manager Sheryl Sculley revived the controversial Bridge Apartments development on the near East Side, she did so with a set of 11 stipulations the developer had to meet in order for the project to move forward. Or were they 11 suggestions? Developer Mitch Meyer was to discuss the stipulations with […]
Updated 10:56 a.m. Tuesday In a ruling Monday, District Judge Laura Salinas denied a request by the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group that would have temporarily halted the development of a five-story apartment project just north of the bridge at Cherry and Lamar streets on the near East Side. [ Read the Judge Salinas’ decision. […]