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.
Historic and Design Review Commission
Plans for Weston Urban’s proposed 32-story apartment tower describe a skydeck close to the top of the building, and three retail spaces on the ground floor.
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.
The 20-story hotel and office tower GrayStreet Partners is planning at 1603 Broadway will cost an estimated $97 million to build, and construction could start Feb. 1.
A tiny park is slated for Jefferson Street next to the Burns building.
The Austin-based store will offer a little bit of everything, “coffee and breakfast tacos, grab-and-go salads and sandwiches, grocery, beer/wine, snacks, beverages.”
For the controversial Alamo interpretive plan, what had been a speedy approval process in the past two weeks has now come to a halt, according to two high-ranking officials.
Members of the HDRC earlier this week criticized the Broadway-facing facade of a 283-unit, monolithic apartment building co-developed by NRP Group and the San Antonio Housing Trust Public Facility Corp.