Apartments at Hemisfair, the Pearl get historic approval

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Plans for Hemisfair’s first apartment complex cleared the city’s historic approval process on Wednesday, while another proposed complex at the Pearl made it past the first hurdle. The city Historic and Design Review Commission approved…

Bond Committee Votes to Fund Hardberger, Hemisfair Parks

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After a four-hour meeting that included several rounds of debate, voting, and intra-district compromise, the Parks and Recreation Bond Committee settled on a final list of projects it will recommend to City Council next month.…

Dough Pizzeria, CommonWealth Are Heading to Hemisfair in 2017

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We finally know the two new tenants at Yanaguana Garden. The Hemisfair Park Area Redevelopment Corporation announced Dough Pizzeria Napoletana and CommonWealth Bakery will join Paleteria San Antonio and Con/Safos (whenever that opens) next year. After seeking…

This year changed Hemisfair forever

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I was just 10 years old when I attended HemisFair in 1968. I remember the fair with rose-colored glasses, a place full of magic and color and exciting food. My imagination was particularly captured by…

Indigo Makers Collective Opens in Hemisfair

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When they met at Articopia, a holiday market organized by The Southwest School of Art, Kass Carrell and Jessica Brown realized they were kindred spirits. Both designers, the two women talked about their love of…

San Antonio Looks To Boost Core With Hemisfair Park

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San Antonio, TX–A half-century ago, the city of San Antonio made a huge mistake. To prepare for the 1968 World’s Fair, it used eminent domain to destroy an entire neighborhood. The Fair came and went,…

Hemisfair to Become “True Urban Park District”

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With excitement building for the annual Bisnow San Antonio multifamily development event at the St. Anthony March 8, we asked Hemisfair Park Area Redevelopment Corp CEO Andres Andujar about the future of the Hemisfair District,…