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The Source: City Ordinance Takes On San Antonio's Vacant Building Problem

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Ryan Loyd
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TPR News

The city of San Antonio's vacant building pilot program wants to reduce the number of empty structures and increase economic prosperity. The council approved the program last week.

All across the city are a patchwork of developed and underdeveloped neighborhoods. As the city hopes to strengthen the center city, reducing vacancy and blight is the first target. 

Guests:

  • Shanon Shea Miller, director of the city's Office of Historic Preservation
  • Marty Kushner, president of the Tobin Hill Community Association

*This is the first segment in the June 25 edition of The Source, which airs at 3 p.m. on KSTX 89.1 FM.  Audio from this segment will be posted by 5:30 p.m.

Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive