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.
San Pedro Creek
Weston Urban plans to build a 15-story apartment building between the former Continental Hotel and Arana building in west downtown.
A nonprofit arm of Bexar County is set to partner with developer Weston Urban to build a 250-unit mixed-income apartment project on West Commerce Street.
Efforts by state lawmakers to rein in the use of public facility corporations, which provide lucrative tax breaks to developers building mixed-income apartment complexes, have remained under the radar at the Texas Legislature, with battles over voting and gun rights dominating the headlines.
In December, UTSA began expanding its downtown presence with the construction of a six-story building on Dolorosa that will house its new School of Data Science and National Security Collaboration Center.
GrayStreet Partners has purchased 1.4 acres of property just south of City Hall, including the old Kallison’s Western Wear.
The apartment project is composed of 320 units across five structures — two that face San Pedro Creek, two that face Cevallos Street, and a fifth inside the 9-acre property.