Join The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center, the Westside Preservation Alliance and the Historic Westside Residents’ Association for the 13th Annual Paseo Por el Westside, a historic and cultural preservation community gathering on the Westside of San Antonio. This event will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at Rinconcito de Esperanza at 816 S. Colorado St., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Click here for more information.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 29 2018 - 7:50am
Leaders of the Westside Neighborhood Associations Coalition told the mayor, city council members and state representatives that they are being disrespected and treated like “guinea pigs” in the SA Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan process.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 17 2016 - 3:47pm
Westside Development Corporation brought community leaders together on July 26, 2016 to talk about the present and the future the Lower Fredericksburg Road Corridor. Leonard B. Rodriguez, President and CEO of Westside Development Corp, shared an economic analysis by St. Mary’s University professor and economist Steve Nivin, looking at the existing conditions and the potential for Fredericksburg Road, a key artery in San Antonio. (replay the video below to see the presentation)
Written by Amanda Evrard on Aug 17 2016 - 3:33pm
Catch Up and Get Ahead with the Edge for the week of August 15. This week: the City responds to criticism of the Brackenridge Park draft master plan by backing off and listening, Westside residents plan for the future the Lower Fredericksburg Road Corridor, City Council passes the SA Tomorrow plan, and the deadly results of unsafe ozone levels.
Written by esperanzacenter on Sep 20 2013 - 4:15pm
By the members of the Westside Preservation Alliance This article is collectively written by the members of the Westside Preservation Alliance, a volunteer organization that works to preserve the history, culture and historic structures of San Antonio’s primarily Mexican American West Side. The article provides a larger context for the Historic and Design Review Commission’s recent vote to allow demolition of the Univision building at 411 E. César E. Chévez Blvd.
Written by esperanzacenter on Sep 20 2013 - 11:19am
The UNIVISION Building, home of the first completely Spanish language television broadcast network in the United States, is set to be demolished at any given moment. The Westside Preservation Alliance, a volunteer organization working to preserve the history, culture and historic structures of San Antonio’s primarily Mexican American West Side opposes the demolition of the Univision Building.
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on Aug 29 2011 - 6:41pm
Mark your calendars for the third annual Una Noche De La Gloria on October 8. It's a can't miss cultural event at the historic Guadalupe Cultural Arts District, at the corner of Guadalupe and Brazos streets. Gabriel Quintero Velasquez, the project co-organizer and founder, says his ultimate goal is to give Latino and westside artists perspective and knowledge of how to become sustainable and integral parts of San Antonio's community. The event will welcome artists, musicians, fashion designers and poets with a unique Latino flair.
Written by Avenida Guadalupe on May 2 2011 - 3:17pm
For the past three years, the Avenida Guadalupe Association (Avenida) has been implementing a comprehensive economic and community development plan valued at close to $5.5 million called the Promesa Project. The main focus of the plan revolves around the reconstruction of 1312 Guadalupe Street, a dilapidated structure owned by the Avenida.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Jul 28 2010 - 10:54am
San Anto Cultural Arts, in collaboration with Memorial Branch Library, is doing a mural dedicated to all the abuelitas, tias, mothers, and daughters of the West Side of San Antonio.If you have any photos or memories that you wish to contribute to this project, call (210) 226-7466 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Written by el placazo on May 4 2010 - 6:00pm
The Memorial Branch Library and San Anto Cultural Arts celebrates the women of the West Side with the creation of a mural to be displayed at Memorial Branch Library. In May and June, we will be collecting photos, stories and neighborhood history. Mural painting classes as well as oral histories and photo collections will be held and gathered every other Saturday, beginning May 29, free of charge. We will be looking for volunteers for painting.