There have been winners and losers during San Antonio’s “Decade of Downtown,” trumpeted by Julián Castro in 2010. With incentivized investment sweeping the urban core, residents have had to navigate private investment companies, house flippers, and—in the case of the unsubsidized affordable income communities of Soap Works and Towne Center apartments—city development projects.
With a recent change of apartment ownership and the impending unveiling of the San Pedro Creek Project, those living at the Soap Works, Soap Works 2, and Towne Center apartments on the west side of downtown are now under constant pressure to relocate. Deceleration is working to document and amplify the voices of those in the crosshairs of these forces. These are their stories.
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