Center staff are seeking $5 million to fund half of a $10 million project to restore the area’s historic pharmacy on the West Side as well as to help jump start the organization’s planned community culinary center.
A hallmark of the city’s 2007 bond program, which allocated over $30 million to buy the property, Hardberger Park proponents are hoping to get another $10 million, though the city has recommended only $3 million this time. Supporters with the Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy say the cash would help get the planned Urban Ecology Center up and running.
Majestic and Empire theater steward Arts Center Enterprises (ACE) wants the city to pump $10 million into its $20 million endeavor to turn the neglected open-air theater into a top-tier performing arts space.
Go to sanantonio.gov/2012bond to see more on the city’s bond committees, which will start meeting again the week of November 14 at the Cliff Morton Development & Business Services Center on 1901 South Alamo.