Weston Urban’s plan to restore the former Continental Hotel and build a 15-story apartment tower along San Pedro Creek in west downtown won conceptual approval Wednesday from the city’s historic review board.
In the area of housing, it seems likely that the early 2020s will mark another turning point for San Antonio.
A nonprofit arm of Bexar County is set to partner with developer Weston Urban to build a 250-unit mixed-income apartment project on West Commerce Street.
Twenty seven years into its run, the youth arts education nonprofit is preparing to open the doors on its massive new West Side space by Apache Creek later this year.
In December, UTSA began expanding its downtown presence with the construction of a six-story building on Dolorosa that will house its new School of Data Science and National Security Collaboration Center.
San Antonio’s emergency housing assistance program could expand to cover six months of rent or mortgage payments for those struggling during the pandemic.
In the state’s largest metropolitan areas, vaccine distribution centers like hospitals and pharmacies are more common in white, affluent neighborhoods.
The move comes after Congress passed a stimulus bill Monday extending the federal moratorium on evictions through the end of January. The moratorium order was set to expire at the end of the year.