March 05, 2020

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

San Antonio is a'changin' y'all. Especially in the city's East Side — from shuttered restaurants to the demolition of structures for the sake of gentrification. Here's a look at just how much the East Side has already changed, particularly in the last decade.

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Then — 2013
Shoe Warehouse
1223 E Houston St
Then — 2013
Shoe Warehouse
1223 E Houston St
Now — 2019
The Rock Box
1223 E Houston St
Now — 2019
The Rock Box
1223 E Houston St
Then — 2011
Hays Street Bridge
202 Lamar
Then — 2011
Hays Street Bridge
202 Lamar
Now — 2017
Hays Street Bridge with Alamo Beer Company underneath
202 Lamar
Now — 2017
Hays Street Bridge with Alamo Beer Company underneath
202 Lamar
Then — 2011
Homes
302 Montana St
Then — 2011
Homes
302 Montana St
Now — 2019
The Cherrity Bar
302 Montana St
Now — 2019
The Cherrity Bar
302 Montana St
Then — 2011
E & E’s Mexican Restaurant
2731 S WW White Road
Then — 2011
E & E’s Mexican Restaurant
2731 S WW White Road
Now — 2019
2M Smokehouse
2731 S WW White Road
Now — 2019
2M Smokehouse
2731 S WW White Road
Then — 2013
Undeveloped land
505 Burnet St
Then — 2013
Undeveloped land
505 Burnet St
Now — 2019
Gentrified housing
505 Burnet St
Now — 2019
Gentrified housing
505 Burnet St