The proposed demolition of the 108-year-old Hughes home in Tobin Hill, owned by the Archdiocese of San Antonio, is on hold after community outcry led San Antonio College to withdraw its interest in the property.
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This past May, Travis Park Church began its search for artists for a 3,500-square-foot wide mural project on the side of their building that highlighted “social issues, diversity and inclusivity.”
The Archdiocese of San Antonio seems determined to demolish the 1913 Hughes house, adjacent to San Antonio College, despite appeals from preservation groups, the neighborhood and the city.
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.
Weston Urban plans to build a 15-story apartment building between the former Continental Hotel and Arana building in west downtown.
San Antonio’s repair program is targeting homes that were once deemed by the federal government as undesirable—a practice known as red lining.
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.
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.