On Tuesday morning, concerns over whether the city of San Antonio would support The Link project led to sparring between Bexar County commissioners, who voted 3-2 to approve a $2 million feasibility study.
Parks & Plazas
A stadium or a new waterway? Leaders present competing visions for site in west downtown San Antonio
Two envisioned projects for west downtown—The Link from County Commissioner Tommy Calvert and a sports stadium by Weston Urban —could be competing head-to-head.
San Antonio City Council approves new agreement with Zachry for long-delayed Hemisfair project
On Thursday, City Council approved a new agreement with Zachry Hospitality to redevelop the northwest corner of Hemisfair after the company failed to pay rent or meet its construction deadlines in a 2017 deal.
Mayor Nirenberg, City Council signal support for revised Zachry-Hemisfair lease
Mayor Ron Nirenberg and the City Council gave enthusiastic support on Wednesday to the city’s proposal to rewrite a five-year-old agreement with Zachry Hospitality regarding its plan to develop the northwest corner of Hemisfair, a long-delayed project.
Zachry’s failure to make Hemisfair rent payments prompts new lease agreement
Years behind schedule, the construction of Hemisfair’s Civic Park has been delayed in part by Zachry Hospitality’s inability to start construction of its multi-use development.
Photos: ‘Stargazer’ sculpture by Mexican artist Pedro Reyes debuts on San Antonio River Walk
About a week ago, the wrappings that had covered “Stargazer (Citlali)” were finally removed revealing the large-scale sculpture by Mexican artist Pedro Reyes.
Bond dollars for Sunken Garden Theater could go to other Brackenridge Park projects
The Brackenridge Park Conservancy is seeking $5 million from the upcoming bond to help renovate Sunken Garden Theater, a plan the nearby River Road neighborhood still opposes.
Hemisfair’s Civic Park construction imminent as planners race to meet 2025 Final Four deadline
After a delay of more than two years, the construction of Hemisfair’s Civic Park is finally imminent, it appears. A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for sometime in January after the City Council approved last week a $27.9 million construction contract for Skanska USA Building.
Construction work in and around Maverick Plaza has begun, expected to last two years
Construction work began last month on a makeover of Maverick Plaza at La Villita, three years after local chef Johnny Hernandez’s Grupo La Gloria signed a 49-year lease with the city to turn it into a culinary destination.
Hemisfair opposes city’s plan to rehab vacant building as Park Police HQ
The city is at odds with the Hemisfair over its plan to renovate a vacant building near the Tower of the Americas into a headquarters for its Park Police department.