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These Before and After Photos Show How Much Downtown San Antonio Has Changed 

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San Antonio is a'changin' y'all. Especially the heart of the city – downtown and its immediate neighborhoods. With the new Frost Tower leading a new generation of buildings changing SA's landscape, here's a look at just how much downtown has already changed, particularly in the last decade.

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Then – June 2011
Univision 41 Station

Cesar Chavez Blvd and South St. Mary's Street
Now – March 2019
Agave Apartments

633 South St. Mary's Street
Then – September 2014
Random parking lot

516 South Flores Street
Now – March 2019
H-E-B South Flores

516 South Flores Street
Then – March 2011
Random homes

302 Montana Street
Now – March 2019
The Cherrity Bar

302 Montana Street
Then – April 2011
Random lot / construction

315 S Santa Rosa Ave
Now – March 2019
San Antonio Public Safety Headquarters

315 S Santa Rosa Ave
Then – October 2007
Main Plaza

101 Soledad Street
Now – November 2018
Main Plaza

101 Soledad Street
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Then – October 2007
Vacant Municipal Auditorium

100 Auditorium Cir
Now – January 2017
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts

100 Auditorium Cir
Then – March 2011
Abandoned fire station

604 S Alamo Street
Now – March 2019
Battalion

604 S Alamo Street
Then – Vacant building
Augie's Alamo City BBQ Steakhouse

909 Broadway Street
Now – March 2019
Augie's Alamo City BBQ Steakhouse

909 Broadway Street

Then – March 2011

Lone Star Broadway car dealership service center
113 Humphrey Ave

Now – April 2016

The DoSeum
2800 Broadway St
Then – March 2011
Vacant building

1900 Broadway Street
Now – March 2019
Still Golden Social House

1900 Broadway Street
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Then – September 2014
Grand Hyatt San Antonio and lots of construction

East Market Street
Now – December 2018
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center / Grand Hyatt San Antonio

East Market Street
Then – March 2011
Oloroso

1024 South Alamo Street
Now – March 2019
Feast

1024 South Alamo Street
Then – May 2013
Pig Liquors

710 South St. Mary's Street
Now – March 2019
Maverick Texas Brasserie

710 South St. Mary's Street
Then – April 2011
Photography store

318 Martinez Street
Now – March 2019
Lowcountry

318 Martinez Street

Then – May 2014

The Historic Pearl
303 Pearl Pkwy

Now – January 2018

The Historic Pearl
303 Pearl Pkwy
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Then – March 2011

Blue Star Arts Complex
1420 S Alamo St

Now – December 2017

South Alamode Panini & Gelato Company at Blue Star
1420 S Alamo St

Then – November 2007

Snow White Cleaners
1825 Broadway St

Now – January 2018

1800 Broadway
1800 Broadway St

Then – March 2011

Pet boutique
1036 S Alamo St

Now – June 2017

Casa Azul de Andrea
1036 S Alamo St
Then – April 2011
Cavender Cadillac

800 Broadway Street
Now – March 2019
Vacant building (the signs may be up, but Cavender Cadillac has since moved north)

800 Broadway Street

Then – May 2013

San Antonio Current
1507 N St Mary's St

Now – January 2017

San Antonio Current
1507 N St Mary's St
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Then – June 2011
Univision 41 Station

Cesar Chavez Blvd and South St. Mary's Street

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