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Alamo Management Committee

San Antonio’s Historic Design and Review Commission and the Planning Commission approved changes to Alamo Plaza Wednesday night.

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Alamo Plaza is one step closer to a complete redevelopment.


A San Antonio art exhibit deconstructs the "myth of the Alamo" to provide the point of view of Mexican, African-American and indigenous populations. We talk to art historian Ruben Cordova (0:17). Then, musician Azul Barrientos celebrates traditional Latin music in her new album “Nuestro Corazón” (11:32).

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All six Alamo Management Committee members voted on Tuesday to advance a preservation and restoration plan for the San Antonio landmark. 

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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.