East Side property slated for massive transformation

A master plan for several buildings along the railroad where Union Pacific has a very active line is about to be under development, but we’re giving readers a look at what the property looks like now before construction crews begin the renovation.

The major East Side development will be the new home of a new technology innovation center spearheaded by the Texas Research and Technology Foundation, which acquired the Merchant Ice building alongside several other properties in a complex near Houston Street and Cherry Street.

For more about the San Antonio-based organization’s plans, check out this story. For more about the innovation center and to meet the man in charge, check out this story. These plans on the East Side also mean that the Texas Research and Technology Foundation sees opportunity to leverage existing property it owns on the far West Side, for more on that story, click here.

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