Note: This talk by Kathryn O'Rourke was part of a day-long symposium on the importance of the Woolworth Building as a Civil Rights historic site, hosted by the San Antonio Conservation Society and Bexar County. Click here to see other presentations.
Come and Take It: Alamo Plaza, the Woolworth Building and the Unfinished Work of Forming a More Perfect Union
Written by Kathryn O'Rourke on Jun 18 2020 - 6:49pm
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 17 2018 - 5:46pm
The battle lines are drawn over Alamo Plaza. Leading the charge to defend the iconic public space is the San Antonio Conservation Society, which has collected 7,500 signatures on its Petition to Save Alamo Plaza.
Texas Supreme Court will decide if San Antonio must keep its word to Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group
Written by AJPesquera on Sep 20 2018 - 11:33am
By Adolfo Pesquera As the justices of the Texas Supreme Court probed attorneys’ arguments over the fate of land next to San Antonio’s landmark Hays Street Bridge, cities across the state watched closely to see if the case would affect large swaths of public policy.
Written by Jeanne Albrecht on Aug 23 2018 - 9:27pm
Margie Arnold has been re-elected by the San Antonio Conservation Society as its Fourth Vice President, with the primary responsibility of chairing the 71st presentation of the Conservation Society’s “A Night In Old San Antonio®” (NIOSA®), to be held Tuesday through Friday evenings, April 23 to 26, 2019 during the city’s Fiesta San Antonio celebration.
Written by MichaelWhite on Aug 27 2014 - 6:02pm
More than 120 people came to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on Aug. 26 to listen and add their suggestions - some quite passionately - about how the city should redevelop the Alamo Plaza area.