The 121-room Artista Hotel planned for a compact property on East Travis Street and the river received final approval from the Historic and Design Review Commission on Wednesday.
The Pearl’s development company is moving forward with plans to build a 9-story mixed-use structure, which would include 250-275 market-rate apartments, on a full city block bound by East Josephine, Isleta, East Grayson and the river.
Developer Jake Harris is planning to build a 1,000-apartment project West Josephine that would also touch the St. Mary’s Strip. If built, it would add the flurry of new housing developments either under construction or in the planning stage for Tobin Hill.
The circa-1920s Travis Building is being converted from office space into 63 luxury apartments by real estate firm Harris Bay.