A city commission is scheduled to pass judgement today on a developer’s proposal to erect a 74-foot-tall apartment building next to the 58-foot-high Hays Street Bridge, one of the most recognized landmarks in San Antonio, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and designated a Texas Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. The apartment building would block the view of the iconic bridge, and would be built on land donated by the Dawson family in 2005 to be a public park.
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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 9 2018 - 12:24pm
Written by AJPesquera on Jan 11 2018 - 8:54pm
by Adolfo Pesquera In the face of citywide opposition led by a well-organized East Side coalition, the developer of a four-story apartment building adjacent to San Antonio's iconic Hays Street Bridge had his request for a Certificate of Appropriateness rejected by the Historic and Design Review Commission on Dec. 6, 2017.
Written by Kris_Serold on Mar 13 2014 - 1:04pm
On October 5, 2013, a varied group of citizens, engineers, and historians talked about the Hays Street Bridge, trains, and their history in San Antonio, Texas. Nettie Hinton, a Founding Member of the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group B.L. Mier, San Antonio Railroad History Museum
Written by Kris_Serold on Jul 5 2013 - 6:47pm
When a San Antonio night is lit up by fireworks, the newest place to be is Hays Street Bridge. On July 4, 2013, this vantage point attracted an estimated 200 guests who started the evening with ice chests and lawn chairs.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Jul 19 2010 - 3:10pm
Grab your running shoes and be one of the first to explore the newly re-opened Hays Street Bridge during the East Side Guided Running Tour on Saturday, July 24, 2010The run starts at 7:30 a.m. and begins and ends at the Carver Community Cultural Center, located at 226 N. Hackberry St.The event is free and runners of all skill levels are invited to participate.