After more than 10 years of planning, the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center is a year away from completing its Museo del Westside, a community space dedicated to West Side history and culture inside the old Ruben’s Ice House.
Esperanza Peace and Justice Center
The 1883 Dashiell House, once a brothel in San Antonio’s red-light district before serving as a nursery, is now eligible to become a designated landmark—against the will of its owner.
San Antonio Affordable Housing Inc., a nonprofit branch of the city, plans to build two experimental homes on the far East Side, one using earthen materials for its walls, another whose foundation can be adjusted post-construction.
A historic Whitt Printing building in west downtown could soon be cleared for partial demolition, even after the city’s historical commission voted last month not to let that happen.
The family that owns the Golden Star Café in west downtown is taking the unusual step of asking the city to strip a building of its historic designation after the Historic and Design Review Commission denied a bid to demolish it earlier this month.
Developer David Adelman plans to build in west downtown for the first time with a 122-unit apartment building at Cattleman Square.
The city’s Historic and Design Review Commission on Wednesday voted down a request to demolish a historic building next to the Golden Star Café in west downtown to clear the way for potential development.
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.
The Rinconcito de Esperanza cultural hub has received $1.5 million from the city to rehab seven historic homes into a community health center, an internet access point and a studio for recording oral histories.