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World-class linear park

The first segment of the much-anticipated San Pedro Creek Culture Park – a one-of-a-kind urban greenspace located on the western edge of downtown San Antonio – officially debuted to the public on Saturday, May 5, 2018. The world-class linear park is the result of a joint effort by Bexar County, the San Antonio River Authority and the City of San Antonio to transform San Pedro Creek into a restored natural creek habitat and greenspace. Combining purpose with beauty, San Pedro Creek Culture Park weaves public art and architectural design into historic preservation, flood control, water quality and ecosystem restoration.

The San Pedro Creek Culture Park will encompass a total of four phases, with three segments in Phase 1. With Segment 1 complete, the second segment is currently under construction.

Flood Mitigation

By deepening and widening the existing channel and replacing the eight street bridges, the project will contain 100-year floodplain within the San Pedro Creek banks.

Economic Development

The project will catalyze a $1.5 billion economic impact by creating 2,100 new housing units, 1,428 new downtown employees, 7,300 new downtown residents, 150% increase in new property value and $225 million in ad valorem tax revenue.

Water Quality

Through the use of low-impact development features including bioswales, aquatic plantings and the removal of floatables, the project will advance the water quality and ensure the sustainability of our biotic habitats.

Cultural Linkages

The Project will celebrate and express the culture, history and natural qualities of Bexar County through a series of temporary and permanent artworks, artistic treatments, interpretative signage, performances and interactive exhibits.

Partners

San Antonio River Authority

Project Manager

The San Antonio River Authority is the project manager for the project.

Project Funder

Bexar County is the primary funder of the San Pedro Creek Improvements Project.

Project Partner

City of San Antonio

Consultant Team

Lead Civil Engineer

HDR

Prime and Lead Structural and Hydrologic Engineer

Lead Architect

Consulting Landscape Architect

Construction Team

Davila

Welcome to San Pedro Creek Culture Park

After centuries of history, decades of dreaming, and years of planning, the San Pedro Creek Culture Park is finally here. Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff and Bexar County Commissioner Paul Elizondo welcome you to the next chapter in the San Pedro Creek’s legacy.

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