BH Properties of Los Angeles announced last week that it’s preparing to start refurbishing CPS Energy’s former office building on Navarro Street into what it describes as a mixed-use destination on the River Walk.
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“The intention of their piece was not to honor or glorify Lenin or Mao. And it’s not my intention, either. … I’m not trying to glorify authoritarians, particularly Communists. I’m a capitalist, through and through,” said James Lifshutz, the downtown developer who brought a controversial sculpture depicting Chairman Mao and Vladimir Lenin to west downtown.
The Conservation Society of San Antonio is concern over the proliferation of street murals in downtown San Antonio.
A small crowd of more than 20 people gathered outside the Alameda Theater on West Houston Street recently to view the unveiling of a new, five-part mural project by local artist Alan Calvo.
“The Last Parade” by muralist Rudy Herrera is the latest downtown public art project to be completed as part of Centro San Antonio’s “Art Everywhere” initiative.
“We would love to host events here at the park in the future, during Fiesta or Oktoberfest, and see possible wedding receptions being held here,” the new park’s director, David Robinson Jr. said looking forward to when the pandemic is over.