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.
A plan to build a 13-story apartment tower at 421 S. Presa St. was given final approval by the Historic and Design Review Commission on Wednesday. The project will consist of 73 units, said Wimberley developer Tim Proctor, who spoke briefly with reporters after the item was approved. Proctor did not give many details on […]
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 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 […]
The Museum Reach Lofts, a project near the Pearl that’s currently in the works, may sound like downtown’s latest luxury apartments. Look closer and you’ll find these envisioned dwellings are an anomaly of sorts for the center city: they’re affordable. Like, for real. Alamo Community Group, a local nonprofit developer and operator of affordable housing […]
After nine months of meetings and brainstorming, the Mayor’s Housing Policy Task Force presented its first concrete ideas for how to address San Antonio’s most challenging housing woes. The presentation, given to the City Council on Wednesday, offered some concepts sure to be controversial, as well as an array of sobering statistics. One big issue […]