“And then I thought, Hold on. We can do that here in San Antonio. We have icons.”
“We hope that someone can walk through the front door and know exactly where they are. This is about art. This is about community.”
Their work doesn’t just save lives, it changes them.
This jeweler practices his craft in the Downtown arts village of La Villita.
“I think Houston Street is one of the great streets downtown,” says David Adelman, Principal and Founder of AREA Real Estate. Adelman’s recently completed project, The Maverick Apartments, serves as the launching point of the upcoming Urban Spaces Tour hosted by Centro San Antonio.
The sculpture sat in his studio for several years. He offered it to one of his artist friends to see what he could make of it, but the object didn’t garner much interest. It was only when he began researching the sculpture that he uncovered its surprising origins.
Jim Wueste had no plans to be a firefighter. But his friend Tabby did. It was their senior year in high school and with his car in the shop, Tabby asked Jim for a ride downtown to sign up for the test. “The test was the next Wednesday. Well, he was smart enough to know that his car was still going to be in the shop then, so he signed me up too.”
“Sunset Sessions” by Sound Cream Airstream is THE spot in Downtown San Antonio this summer. The greenspace came alive with beats usually reserved for Friday spots like Tucker’s. Yet families came from all over to experience these Wednesday nights at the Pearl.
Downtown parking isn’t too shabby. But what if you’re not a vehicle owner? What if you’re trying to save money on gas? What if you’re focused on cutting down on your carbon emissions? There are people living, working and visiting downtown who have the answers.