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As plans for the redesign of Alamo Plaza evolve, the Cenotaph monument has become a focal point in debates to renovate the historic battle site.

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A new round of designs for Alamo Plaza plans to turn the historic battlefield and Spanish mission into an open space and pedestrian park. 

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Since last May, Alamo Plaza has been embroiled in debate over how the site will be redesigned.

Organizers hope the plan will return Alamo Plaza to its former grandeur. It may include moving the 1936 Cenotaph and the Alamo Defenders to a nearby park, where historians believe the soldiers' bodies were burned.

But moving the 60-foot monument to that site doesn't sit right with many Texans.

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Texas General Land Commissioner George P. Bush, facing criticism from state lawmakers over his office’s management of the Alamo and its restoration effort, will resign his position from the nonprofit that runs daily operations for the historic site.