The San Antonio Housing Authority is requesting $75 million for the Alazan Courts from the upcoming 2022-2027 bond program, which San Antonio voters will be asked to approve in May.
Westside Preservation Alliance
‘Laredito’ brothel, orphanage in west downtown San Antonio closer to landmark status
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.
Lim family pursuing Whitt Printing Co. building demolition in west downtown San Antonio despite commission denial
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.
‘Los Courts’ exhibit explores the legacy of San Antonio’s oldest public housing
When they opened in 1941, the Alazán-Apache Courts were a relief from the slum conditions that defined the West Side. A new exhibit called “Los Courts,” which opens Saturday, explores that legacy.