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File #: 20-6582   
Type: Staff Briefing - Without Ordinance
In control: Planning Commission
On agenda: 11/18/2020
Posting Language: S.P. 2246 Consideration of a Resolution recommending the closure, vacation and abandonment of a 0.105 of an acre (4,590 square feet) portion of North Main Street , and a 0.054 of an acre (2,358 square feet) portion of Soledad Street, New City Block 154 in Council District 1, as requested by 305 Soledad Lot Ltd. Staff recommends Approval. [Mary L. Fors, Senior Real Estate Specialist, (210) 207-4083, mary.fors@sanantonio.gov]
Attachments: 1. Survey (Soledad & Main), 2. Exhibits, 3. LofA_305 Soledad Lot Ltd_CVA_Main-Soledad, 4. RESOLUTION_305 Soledad_CVAs
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DEPARTMENT: Public Works


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Razi Hosseini, P.E., R.P.L.S.


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: 1


SUBJECT:

Real Estate Disposition: Closure of a portion of North Main Street and Soledad Street in New City Block 154.


SUMMARY:

A resolution recommending the closure, vacation and abandonment of a 0.105 of an acre (4,590 square feet) portion of North Main Street , and a 0.054 of an acre (2,358 square feet) portion of Soledad Street, New City Block 154 in Council District 1, as requested by 305 Soledad Lot Ltd.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

305 Soledad Lot Ltd (petitioner) owns property at 305 Soledad Street located within New City Block 154. The property is located between North Main Street, Soledad Street, West Pecan Street and East Travis Street. The platted property is wider on the north side of the block, then narrows on the south side. The petitioner intends to develop the property and met with city staff to discuss options to even out the property lines on North Main Street and Soledad Street. The current east-west dimensions of the parcel are not sufficient to support an efficient parking structure, which is a necessary component of the planned development for the site.

Petitioner intends to develop a 32-story mixed use apartment development with 351 residential units. The ground floor will have approximately 7,250 square feet of retail space, and above that will be six levels of structured parking with 456 parking spaces.

Construction is anticipated to begin in mid-2021 and will be completed in approximately 24 months at a construction cost estimated to be in excess of $107 million.

The only impact on North Main Street will be the garage cantilevered over the proposed right-of-way. Since the garage is a permanent structure, staff recommended closing, vacating and abandoning the aerial space where the garage would protrude into the right-of-way. The request was reviewed for impact to city services and city staff conditioned a pede...

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