Transportation & Capital Improvements
Hemisfair

Office

  • Physical Address
  • Municipal Plaza Building
    114 W. Commerce, 6th Floor
    San Antonio, TX 78205   
  • Mailing Address
  • P.O. Box 839966
    San Antonio, TX 78283-3966
  • Phone
  • 210.207.8022

Staff

  • Mike Frisbie, P.E.
    Director and City Engineer
  • Anthony Chukwudolue, P.E.
    Assistant Director
  • Razi Hosseini, P.E.
    Assistant Director
  • Christie Chapman
    Interim Assistant Director
  • Arthur Reinhardt, P.E., C.F.M.
    Assistant Director

Hemisfair Projects

Work uPDATES

Internal Streets Project - Water & E. Nueva:

  • Construction began on January 20.

Yanaguana Garden Park Project:

  • Yanaguana Garden is now open

 

Yanaguana Garden

Scope:

Project complete. Yanaguana Garden is now open. Develop an active play and recreational environment for children and adults, to include sand and water features, climbing structures and plazas

Budget:

$5.5 million

Anticipated Construction Start Date:

August 2014

Anticipated Construction End Date:

Fall 2015

Project Team:
  • Transportation & Capital Improvements, City of San Antonio
  • HPARC
  • Contractor: Joeris General Contractors
  • Consultant: MIG, Inc.

Hemisfair Area Streets

Scope:

In two phases, construct and reconfigure Tower of the Americas Way, Water Street and E. Nueva Street within the Hemisfair area. Bicycle and pedestrian connectivity will be included as appropriate. Phase I will encompass Tower of the Americas Way and Phase II will encompass Water and E. Nueva Streets.

Budget:

$15 million

Phase I Construction Start Date:

June 5, 2014

Anticipated Phase II Construction Start Date:

December 2014

Anticipated Construction End Date:

May 2016

Project Team:
  • Transportation & Capital Improvements, City of San Antonio
  • HPARC
  • Phase I Contractor: San Antonio Constructors
  • Consultant: MIG, Inc.
  • Consultant: HDR

Historic HomeS

Scope:

Historic Homes located within Hemisfair will be stabilized and rehabilitated. Five homes will be stabilized and their exteriors will be rehabilitated. These homes include: Kampmann, Pereida, Koehler, Espinoza and Amaya. An additional five homes will be stabilized. These homes are: Sweeney, Schultze, Halff, Acosta and Smith.

Budget:

$4.4 million

Anticipated Construction Start Date:

December 2014

Anticipated Construction End Date:

November 2015

Project Team:
  • Transportation & Capital Improvements, City of San Antonio
  • HPARC
  • Contractor: JC Stoddard Construction Company
  • Consultant: Fisher Heck Architects

Phase II of the Historic Homes project may include rehabilitation and/or generic interior finish out improvements of the five homes that underwent stabilization only as part of Phase I.

   

Hemisfair will feature more improvements in the future: Magik Theatre renovations, a Civic Park Construction and Historic Homes Renovations Phase II. These projects are currently under design. Design plans will be unveiled at a later date and fundraising to make these projects a reality will begin. Learn more about the vision for Hemisfair.

Contact Us About Hemisfair Projects

Buildings/Parks
Carlos Mendez
210.207.2875
Streets
Richard Casiano
210.207.8218
HPARC

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