A mobilization on social media failed to keep the city’s Historic and Design Review Commission (HRDC) from approving a plan to build a new Rosario’s restaurant, which would all but enclose the patio of neighboring Maverick Texas Brasserie.
Weston Urban expects to begin work on its $107 million high-end apartment building in the middle of this year.
Weston Urban’s plan to build downtown’s tallest residential building, a 32-story apartment tower, took a step forward on Wednesday when a city board granted its design conceptual approval.
Restaurateur Lisa Wong received conceptual approval from a city commission on Wednesday to demolish most of the old El Mirador building on South St. Mary’s Street so she can build a new home for Southtown staple Rosario’s.
The project would be the fourth major multifamily development by Silver Ventures, and would push the Pearl’s apartment total past 900 units.
The local developer’s proposed 32-story tower will be the tallest residential building downtown by a long shot, bringing a style of high-rise urban living that most major cities can offer, but San Antonio cannot.