Ram Ayala, the late owner of Taco Land, received a fitting tribute last Saturday with the installation of a memorial mosaic at the site of the storied underground rock club.
The Lynd Company and the San Antonio Housing Authority are partnering on a 259-unit development in Tobin Hill. SAHA’s involvement means Lynd’s $58.3 million project will benefit from a full property tax exemption.
After a nudge from a San Antonio musician and label owner, the Velvet Taco restaurant at the former Tacoland site will include memorials to the beloved music venue’s late owner, Ram Ayala, by artists who were regulars there.
Pearl developer Silver Ventures’ latest apartment project received conceptual approval from the Historic and Design Review Commission on Wednesday.
The project would be the fourth major multifamily development by Silver Ventures, and would push the Pearl’s apartment total past 900 units.
Bill Shown, managing director of Pearl developer Silver Ventures, said his group is “very interested” in building affordable housing as the development expands in the coming years.
Armadillo Boulders, a rock climbing gym in the Tobin Hill area, opened this past weekend, and also gives people a place to do yoga and sip cold brew from tap. “We wanted to break down the barriers or the obstacles of the sport to people,” co-owner Michael Cano said. “It’s not an alternative fitness thing. […]
The Tobin Hill neighborhood just north of downtown could see major changes if a local developer looking to build condo towers can convince residents and City Council to support a zoning variance. On the southwest corner of North St. Mary’s and East Euclid streets, four houses and a former boxing gym, Team Alcoser A&G Boxing, […]