San Antonio: Thought on Former CPS Strength Elaborate Remodel to be Permitted

Attribute Illustration: Idea structure of the Presa Road elevation of the 146 Navarro making. Courtesy: Gensler and MP Studio.

Posted: 7-19-2021

by Adolfo Pesquera

San Antonio (Bexar County) — A ask for for conceptual acceptance of patterns for the renovation of the previous CPS Strength headquarters at 146 Navarro Avenue is anticipated to be accredited this week.

The multi-story elaborate at Navarro Street and the San Antonio River Stroll is scheduled for thing to consider Wednesday just before the Historic and Design Review Fee.

The requests of the architect include things like:

  • Set up of new landscaping and web-site paving at street degree.
  • Installation of façade screening of the current parking levels.
  • Substitute of the present glazing on the higher, conditioned floors.
  • Installation of landscaping and planting factors on the upper flooring terraces.

The north façade of 146 Navarro, as it is nowadays (still left) and as proposed (suitable).

The circumstance is presently on a mixed consent agenda. Unless a request is designed to pull it for particular person thing to consider, the proposal will be approved without having further more discussion. Jim Shelton, Gensler’s structure director for the San Antonio business office is representing the developer.

Los Angeles, California-primarily based BH Homes ordered the property previously this calendar year.

Shelton’s venture summary states, “The reposition of the business office constructing at 146 Navarro will update the former CPS parking garage and office environment into a course A business setting up, with expanded amenities and creating an active and partaking destination on the San Antonio River Walk.

“The floor degree plaza will be increased with new planting and paving, activated by the transformation of the ground ranges into a meals and beverage location with exterior dining and porches struggling with the river and La Villita. The facades of the setting up will be up to date with new garage screening as effectively as the substitution of the exterior glazing, and new planting on the higher flooring terraces. The all round massing of the building will not be modified and the exterior brick will stay in location.”

Proposed website prepare for 146 Navarro.

Included in the list of exterior enhancements is a proposal to install two artwork panels as element of the parking framework screening. The art panels would be displayed to encounter Presa Street on the east side of the developing and the River Wander on the north facet of the creating.

The renovations also include things like an inside transform to make house for a restaurant-bar on the 1st and next floors of the annex (north) making. The initial flooring restaurant expertise would incorporate a double height indoor dining place and outside seating along Navarro. Equally stages would have out of doors seating patios that face the River Wander and Presa Street.

VBX Job ID 2021-539F

Floor ideas for the cafe spaces on Levels 1 and 2 of the annex setting up.

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Linked Photos

Views of the west elevation of 146 Navarro, as it exists nowadays (above), and as proposed (underneath).

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