Construction work began last month on a makeover of Maverick Plaza at La Villita, three years after local chef Johnny Hernandez’s Grupo La Gloria signed a 49-year lease with the city to turn it into a culinary destination.
L.A.-based BH Properties plans to launch a $9 million renovation of the 10-story office building it purchased from CPS Energy later this year.
Los Angeles-based BH Properties plans to refurbish CPS Energy’s former River Walk office building, while adding a street-level restaurant.
The San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum was originally founded in 2017 on the East Side and has recently moved to La Villita.
Sam Panchevre, owner of Sam’s Burger Joint and the Aztec Theatre, is now leasing the buildings that once housed the Little Rhein Steak House and the Fig Tree.
The Conservation Society will host a NIOSA-style event called Fall Heritage Festival on Nov. 6, but it’s drawing criticism from La Villita tenants and restaurant owners.
La Villita and Market Square tenants are likely to receive a four-month rent abatement because of closures related to Covid-19.