Renovated Beacon Hill home may have been San Antonio’s first Spanish Colonial Revival residence
Designed by George Willis, the 100-year-old house also was one of the first in the city to have air conditioning.
San Antonio Express-News, July 5, 2019
French fusion restaurant coming to Beacon Hill in San Antonio
The SoHill Cafe owner has taken over a neighboring space to bring a fusion of French, Mexican, American.
San Antonio Express-News, June 13, 2019
San Antonio Artist Danville Chadbourne Wins Grant for ‘Monuments to the Poetic’
Grant from the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation award to Danville Chadbourne, whose live/work space is in Beacon Hill, for his biomorphic sculptures and paintings.
The Rivard Report, May 21, 2019
Amp Up Your Local Art Collection While Exploring the Deco District at the On and Off Fredericksburg Road Studio Tour
The On and Off Fredericksburg Road Studio Tour first took shape in 2007 when gallery director Dr. Kellen McIntyre took note of the high concentration of artists and artisans living and working in the neighborhoods of Monticello Park, Beacon Hill, Jefferson, Alta Vista, Keystone and Woodlawn Lake.
San Antonio Current, Feb 5, 2019
Beacon Hill makes list of 10 'hottest affordable neighborhoods of 2019'
San Antonio Express-News, Jan 22, 2019
SoHill Café’s Inviting Italian Plays Nice with its Beacon Hill Neighbors
San Antonio Current, Jan 16, 2019
Review: SoHill Cafe plots steady Italian course with pizza and handmade pasta in Beacon Hill
Tribeca founder Jean-Francois Poujol creates a solid neighborhood spot for good value, happy hours, beer and wine.
San Antonio Express-News, Jan 10, 2019
One Minute to Midnight Approaches 35th Year of Revelry
The band, which plays an annual New Year’s Eve house party in Beacon Hill, began in the early 1980s as a loose improvisation of friends who met while volunteering at KRTU-FM, Trinity University’s jazz radio station.
The Rivard Report, Dec 29, 2018
Chris Madrid’s, Neighbors Compromise on Future of Beacon Hill Properties
The restaurant's owner and the neighborhood association have agreed to sign a declaration of restrictive covenants and conditions for two Beacon Hill properties.
The Rivard Report, Oct 8, 2018
1917 Sears bungalow in Beacon Hill home to artist couple
A look inside the home of ceramic artists Jennifer Datchuk and Ryan Takaba.
San Antonio Express-News, June 11, 2018
Two Beacon Hills homes came from 1904 St. Louis World's Fair
The homes used to be one large home at the that was later separated, the homes now on neighboring lots.
San Antonio Express-News, March 29, 2018
New Beacon Hill spot marries antiques and sandwiches, pastries
The Marcantile Cafe & Antiques combines an array of collectables with a cozy cafe vibe.
San Antonio Express-News, July 10, 2017
A peek inside an S.A. artist’s live/work home in Beacon Hill
San Antonio artist Richard Armendáriz’s 1920 house is has been remodeled and now serves as his artistic center.
San Antonio Express-News, June 29, 2017
Volunteers Get to Work to Save Miguel’s Home
"To see these people come – lawyers, politicians – they all rescued me," Calzada said. "I'm overwhelmed and out of words."
The Rivard Report, June 18, 2017
Alta Vista and Beacon Hill Neighborhoods Put On PorchFest
Nine bands played on nine different house porches Saturday in the first Alta Vista and Beacon Hill PorchFest.
The Rivard Report, June 11, 2017
Co-Working Space, The Impact Guild, Opens in Beacon Hill’s Historic Lighthouse Building
At The Impact Guild, a dozen small businesses and startups have already drifted into the safe harbor and joined as members.
The Rivard Report, April 11, 2017
Garcia brothers talk brisket tacos, longevity, changing clientele
Garcia’s Mexican Food would be easy to miss if it weren’t for the cars parked around the building and up and down the streets in the surrounding neighborhood of Beacon Hill.
The Tacoist, March 23, 2017
S.A. artists' Beacon Hill 'loft' contains feast of art, ideas
Artists Rolando Briseño and Angel Rodriguez-Díaz have made a home in an old commercial center.
San Antonio Express-News, October 20, 2016
Some thoughts on San Antonio: Beacon Hill
Not Of It (Blog), August 2, 2016
Thriving On and Off Fred Studio Tour Kicks Off This Friday
The On and Off Fredericksburg Road Studio Tour kicks off the ninth year of this popular neighborhood art crawl.
The Rivard Report, Feb 17, 2015
Fundraising Continues for #SaveMiguelsHome, Now a Historic Landmark
In less than a year, the home of Miguel and Guadalupe Calzada in Beacon Hill has gone from the threat of receiving City-mandated demolition to City-designated historic landmark status.
The Rivard Report, August 21, 2015
#SaveMiguelsHome: Making Progress On a Deadline
The home of Miguel and Guadalupe Calzada appears to be on the road to salvation. Neighbors, friends, and strangers rallied to help the longtime Beacon Hill residents last December when their home was threatened with demolition. The City of San Antonio has since agreed to extend the deadline for required repairs on the house until Christmas.
The Rivard Report, May 1, 2015
Spaces: Past, present and future in Beacon Hill
A couple planning their wedding found the perfect place start their future, a house in an older neighborhood near downtown. It looks old, but it’s brand new and has amenities that come with a new house.
San Antonio Express-News, July 10, 2015
Midtown Residents Celebrate Train Horn ‘Quiet Zone’
After two years of bureaucratic wrangling, residents of Alta Vista and Beacon Hill are relieved to hear the sound of…silence. Trains that roll through the neighborhood will no longer be required to blow their horns at the numerous railroad crossings on the Union Pacific line.
The Rivard Report, April 17, 2015
Quiet zone for trains starts in Alta Vista, Beacon Hill
A new quiet zone, years in the making, officially started this week, meaning Union Pacific trains that rumble through the area can only blow their horns in case of emergencies.
San Antonio Express-News, April 17, 2015
In Its 8th Year, On and Off Fred Continues to Delight
Whether it’s a home studio, a collaborative space or a gallery, all of the artists who participate in the On and Off Fredericksburg Road Studio Tour always manage to inspire and delight visitors.
The Rivard Report, Feb 22, 2015
#SaveMiguelsHome: The Work Begins
Many hands make light work. This may be an overused phrase, but when a community comes together to help out one of its own, it’s an amazing thing to behold. Saturday morning marked the start of work at the home of Miguel and Guadalupe Calzada.
The Rivard Report, Dec 14, 2014
Save Miguel’s Home: The Human Face of Gentrification
For more than 50 years, Beacon Hill residents Miguel and Guadalupe Calzada have lived in their 100-year-old Victorian Home on West French Place. With little resources at hand, their once-beautiful house has deteriorated and is on the brink of being uninhabitable.
The Rivard Report, Dec 12, 2014
Sow, Grow, Savor: Beacon Hill Community Garden
A once-empty drainage easement has blossomed into a garden that feeds neighbors and imagination.
San Antonio Express-News, May 1, 2014
Better Than Ever: On and Off Fred Studio Tour
This self-guided neighborhood art studio tour is now in its seventh year and has doubled in size since it began in 2007.
The Rivard Report, Feb 22, 2014
Artist sees the charm in Beacon Hill bungalow
Character of 1917 bungalow in Beacon Hill allowed artist to see past the dilapidated condition to potential.
San Antonio Express-News, Dec. 5, 2013
Booted from Blue Star, Jump-Start lands in Beacon Hill
Jump-Start Performance Co. is moving to a new, smaller home in the Beacon Hill neighborhood.
San Antonio Express-News, Nov. 14, 2013
Beacon Hill celebrates new linear park
Beacon Hill Neighborhood Association members and city of San Antonio staffers celebrated the completion of Phase I of Beacon Hill Linear Park, which includes a basketball court, trails, picnic spots and a community garden, is made up of unused lots.
San Antonio Express-News, Feb. 19, 2013