Scroll down to see the questions posed to candidates about plans for Alamo Plaza during various forums leading up to the May 1, 2021 election. Click on the link to watch and hear their answers Mayoral Candidate Town Hall by the League of Women Voters Q: What are your thoughts about the Alamo plan, specifically the balance between the 1836 battle and its earlier life as a mission and the location of the Cenotaph and the opening and the closing of Alamo Plaza?
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 25 2021 - 4:20pm
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 10 2018 - 5:40pm
More than 250 people packed the San Antonio Garden Center on June 21 to give their input on latest Alamo plan proposal. The boisterous crowd included many women representing the Fiesta Battle of Flowers Parade who were strongly opposed to a plan provision that would close the street in front of the Alamo and redirect traffic - including the parade - a block away.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 17 2018 - 7:56pm
Updated: Board members of the Alamo Trust, which manages the daily operations of the historic Alamo, met in public for the first time, giving a peek inside closed-door meetings, and getting an earful from passionate preservationists. Watch complete video here or scroll down for an article with quotes and links to context.
Written by Mike Greenberg on Apr 20 2017 - 11:54am
By Mike Greenberg In nearly four decades as an architecture and urban planning critic in San Antonio, I have seen some good plans and some bad plans. Never have I seen anything as destructive, wasteful and historically insensitive as the Alamo Plaza Master Plan. It deserves a place of honor all its own in the trash bin.