Republic Square – Before and After

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Phase 1 of the Auction Oaks at Republic Square project is complete.  We did a lot of work but the chief goal was to improve the immediate area around the auction oaks – these two photos – before – taken in August 2008 and after, taken April 2, 2009, show the difference. In the before picture, you can see the …

New Neighbor Coming to Republic Square: Federal Courthouse

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Congressman Lloyd Doggett’s office announced yesterday that the federal stimulus package passed by Congress in late winter will fund the new federal courthouse at San Antonio and 5th St, right across the street from Republic Square, where the foundation has just completed Phase 1 of improvements to the park, with phase two coming soon.  The General Services Administration (GSA) which …

Yoga In The Park

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Not a very high quality shot from my camera phone of folks attending the Yoga Class at Republic Square today.  Thanks to YogaYoga for providing the class – one more chance to join in on Wed, March 25.

Republic Square – Bollard Installation – Day 1

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A number of the new stone bollards were installed today, they will surround the entire Auction Oaks area and will be connected by a heavy gauge chain. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] [/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” …

Republic Auction Oaks – 1969 and Present

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We received a cool photo from 1969 showing the Auction Oaks in what was the Republic Square parking lot then.  You can see that there’s precious little space around the central auction oak in the foreground. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] …