A local real estate firm plans to move into the historic Palace Livery Stable and Artes Graficas print shop building at 115 Camaron St.
San Pedro Creek Culture Park
“The intention of their piece was not to honor or glorify Lenin or Mao. And it’s not my intention, either. … I’m not trying to glorify authoritarians, particularly Communists. I’m a capitalist, through and through,” said James Lifshutz, the downtown developer who brought a controversial sculpture depicting Chairman Mao and Vladimir Lenin to west downtown.
The downtown San Antonio apartment market, which city leaders went to such great effort to grow, has matured to a point where it is drawing major attention from out-of-town investors.
The 338-unit Encore SoFlo, one of the recent apartment buildings to breathe life into the area north of the H-E-B SoFlo Market, has been purchased by Texas firm Strategic Property Investment.
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’s plan to restore the former Continental Hotel and build a 15-story apartment tower along San Pedro Creek in west downtown won conceptual approval Wednesday from the city’s historic review board.
Weston Urban plans to build a 15-story apartment building between the former Continental Hotel and Arana building in west downtown.
Last month, plans for the restoration of the Leeds building, 345 W. Commerce St., were approved by the Historic and Design Review Commission.
As tourists and locals flock to the Canopy by Hilton, downtown’s latest hotel, they most likely won’t have a clue as to the difficulties in building something that tall, and on the river no less.
Riverplace would fill about 3.2 acres of land with a 20-story multifamily building, a 17-story condominium building and an office building of undetermined height, along with the 21-story Dream Hotel.