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Brackenridge Park Plan Headed to Council Committee

By: Rocio Guenther | Posted on: July 14, 2016

A heated discussion about the Brackenridge Park Master Plan took place at Ramirez Community Center Wednesday evening during one of the last scheduled public input sessions before the draft goes before City Council for…

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City Seeks Feedback on Brackenridge Park Master Plan

By: Katie Walse | Posted on: June 10, 2016

City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department will host five meetings over four weeks to gather public input on the drastic changes and improvements proposed in the Brackenridge Park Master Plan. City…

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Texas Public Radio: A New Vision Of Brackenridge Park Brings Questions

By: David Martin Davies | Posted on: May 16, 2016

The San Antonio Parks Department is promising more public discussion will happen before the city approves a plan to redesign Brackenridge Park. One proposal would greatly reduce traffic in the…

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Big changes planned for Brackenridge Park

By: Brendan Gibbons | Posted on: May 11, 2016

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Commentary: How Parks Can Connect San Antonio’s Past & Future

By: Charles Birnbaum | Posted on: May 10, 2016

Parks and open spaces are taking center stage in North America’s urban renaissance as multi-purpose catalysts and vital connective tissue. The reuse and rehabilitation of extant infrastructure is creating innovative…

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The Huffington Post: City Shaping VII: Connecting San Antonio

By: Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted on: May 09, 2016

Parks and open spaces are taking center stage in North America’s urban renaissance as multi-purpose catalysts and vital connective tissue. The reuse and rehabilitation of extant infrastructure is creating innovative…

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15 Best Parks In and Around San Antonio

By: Tommie Ethington | Posted on: May 02, 2016

Roll down a grassy knoll, hike to one of the city’s best vantage points, keep your eyes peeled for wildlife or dip your toes in spring-fed pools. At the plethora of…

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Brackenridge Park Master Plan: More People, Fewer Cars

By: Robert Rivard | Posted on: April 14, 2016

More green space and more people. Fewer parking lots and less cars. A 10-acre Grand Lawn would become the urban core’s new outdoor gathering place. The park’s many disconnected cultural and recreational…

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Rivard Report: SAISD Board and San Antonio Zoo Reach Agreement

By: Bekah McNeel | Posted on: January 19, 2016

The ​San Antonio Independent School District board on Tuesday approved an agreement with the San Antonio Zoo for a parking structure feasibility study on 2.4 acres of district-owned land on Tuleta…

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Rivard Report: UIW Sought to Influence SAISD Trustees On Day of Board Meeting

By: Robert Rivard | Posted on: January 14, 2016

Hours before San Antonio’s largest inner city district school board met Monday evening to consider disposition of a 2.43 acre property sought by the San Antonio Zoo for a public…

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