Beacon Hill http://tpr.org en Beacon Hill Neighbors Recommend Zoning Change Request For Controversial Art Gallery http://tpr.org/post/beacon-hill-neighbors-recommend-zoning-change-request-controversial-art-gallery <p>In an overwhelming vote in favor of a well-publicized zoning case in Beacon Hill, residents of the community just north of downtown gave their approval for an art gallery and design business.</p><p>The neighborhood vote Monday night is just another step in the process of re-zoning French &amp; Michigan, which takes its name from the intersection at which it is located. The building is currently zoned as residential, but its legacy has been mostly as a commercial structure located just off Fredericksburg Road.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 18:05:58 +0000 Ryan Loyd 25052 at http://tpr.org Beacon Hill Neighbors Recommend Zoning Change Request For Controversial Art Gallery Gallery Remains Closed As Neighborhood, Owners Make Their Case In Zoning Debate http://tpr.org/post/gallery-remains-closed-neighborhood-owners-make-their-case-zoning-debate <p>The intersection of French Place and Michigan Avenue is more than a location in the inner-city neighborhood of Beacon Hill, it also happens to be the namesake of an art gallery that's been embroiled in controversy over the zoning of the building.</p><p>The words "Casa de Tarjetas" (House of Cards) are written in red cursive outside the historic square,&nbsp; paying homage to the building's former owner, local urban infill expert Jonathan Card.</p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 20:31:15 +0000 Ryan Loyd 24456 at http://tpr.org Gallery Remains Closed As Neighborhood, Owners Make Their Case In Zoning Debate New Beacon Hill Basketball Court Is A Place To Shape Young People http://tpr.org/post/new-beacon-hill-basketball-court-place-shape-young-people <p></p><p>Beacon Hill is an eclectic neighborhood just north of downtown San Antonio. Victorian-style homes line the streets, but s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">uburban sprawl attracted people away from the area, leaving many of those homes and parks in decay.</span></p><p>Now, Beacon Hill is on the rebound with a&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">new playground and basketball court, helping to breathe life into the neighborhood.</span></p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 20:31:54 +0000 Ryan Loyd 8085 at http://tpr.org New Beacon Hill Basketball Court Is A Place To Shape Young People