A 1.7-acre piece of land north of the Hays Street Bridge, which, for seven years, has been the focus of a legal battle that made it all the way to the Texas Supreme Court last year, will become a public park.
Hays Street Bridge
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 survey of the City Council conducted late Wednesday by the Heron, members Roberto Treviño, Art Hall, Rey Saldaña, Greg Brockhouse, John Courage and Clayton Perry said they support the city dropping its appeal in the case involving a piece of land north of the Hays Street Bridge that’s slated to become a five-story apartment building.
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. email@example.com
What started out as a photo contest is now an East Side street festival. Cherry and Lamar Block Party When: 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 Where: Cherry and Lamar street Visit EsperanzaCenter.org or Facebook for more info. The Esperanza Peace & Justice Center and the Hays Street Bridge Community Coalition host a block party 6-9 […]
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. […]
Updated 12:35 p.m. with comments from developer Mitch Meyer City Manager Sheryl Sculley on Tuesday approved a five-story apartment project that a local development team is proposing for a controversial vacant lot just north of the Hays Street Bridge on the near East Side. Developer Mitch Meyer, who is partnering with Eugene Simor, owner of […]