A Board of Adjustment member said he will ask for a re-vote in a hotly contested Tobin Hill case, after he and another board member said they got confused and cast votes the opposite way they intended.
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Written by Madeleine Nerio on Aug 8 2019 - 4:01pm
Written by Madeleine Nerio on Jul 26 2019 - 3:01pm
Two 100-year-old storied homes in San Antonio’s Tobin Hill neighborhood are being demolished after a city councilman invoked an ordinance under the city signage code to block landmark protection sought by the community and the city Office of Historic Preservation. The clash between the community, the developer and the city bureaucracy erupted at the July 17 Historic Design and Review Commission (HDRC) meeting, prompting the panel to initiate a survey of the remaining historic and significant buildings in Tobin Hill.
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Dec 12 2018 - 6:21am
Correction: This story initially attributed details specific only to the fee waiver program to CCHIP. We apologize for the error, which has been corrected.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 14 2018 - 1:18pm
Representatives of 22 neighborhoods gathered at the April 14 Tier One Neighborhood Coalition meeting to prepare to get involved and speak up as San Antonio rewrites community plans under the SA Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan. Under SA Tomorrow, the city discarded long-standing neighborhood plans that were years in the making. To protect the neighborhoods' future, representatives are gearing up to participate in the planning process.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 23 2017 - 10:04pm
Updated: After hearing testimony from 26 residents, the San Antonio Zoning Commission voted 6-1 on May 17 to deny a request by Tobin Hill North neighbors to be designated a Historic District. The move also rejected the recommendation by city staff that the panel approve the historic designation or grant a continuance.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 19 2017 - 10:39pm
Update: The matter was rejected by the San Antonio Zoning Commission on May 17. Click here for story and video. The issue now moves to San Antonio City Council. On April 4, more than 50 residents from Tobin Hill and other nearby neighborhoods met with city officials and their councilman for a spirited conversation about whether 88 properties should be covered by Historic Designation.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 2 2016 - 10:58pm
This week’s Edge features a neighborhood coalition pushing back at the city and developers, the healthy eating program, ¡Por Vida! teams up with food trucks, the latest on the Zika virus and our mobile-friendly school supplies and immunizations map.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jul 31 2016 - 4:18pm
More than a dozen neighborhood groups in San Antonio’s urban core have banded together to form the Tier One Neighborhood Coalition to protect their community plans from both city processes and developers.
Written by David McLemore on Sep 7 2010 - 11:47am
Watch videos from the first of three public workshops on the MidTown Brackenridge Master Plan, which affects the neighborhoods of Mahncke Park, Tobin Hill, Monte Vista,