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Divided council seeks tweaks to San Antonio plans

Original post made on Nov 1, 2013

The largest shopping center redevelopment in decades came closer to fruition Tuesday night when the City Council expressed support for the general design for phase 2 of the Village at San Antonio — but with changes to improve the experience for bicyclists and pedestrians, and to create a unique "sense of place" in the center.

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Comments (2)

Posted by Jes' Sayin', a resident of Blossom Valley
on Nov 1, 2013 at 6:38 pm

Reminds me of the Embarcadero Freeway or Justin Herman Plaza in SF, a huge project that 20 years hence people will be clamoring to tear down, wondering "what were we thinking when we allowed this?".


Posted by Jimmy, a resident of Stierlin Estates
on Nov 1, 2013 at 6:40 pm

What kind of progressive is Margaret Abe anyway? Has she ever stood up against anything? Does she think this kind of bend-with-the-wind strategy is going to get her to higher office someday? I'd say she better establish some liberal credentials first.

When she first ran for office the Palo Alto Daily News said she was "too nice for politics". I never understood that, but now I do.


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