Historic and Design Review Commission

Board Description
Board Composition:The Historic and Design Review Commission (HDRC) consists of 11 members who reside in the City of San Antonio appointed by the Mayor and each City Councilmember for two-year terms.
Appointed by:City Council
District; At-Large; Mayoral Appointment:District
Categories:The following categories: architecture, architectural history, archaeology, historic preservation, landscape architecture, planning, public art, and the general community. HDRC reviews projects related to exterior changes to properties that are individually designated landmarks; within one of the City's historic districts; located within one of six (6) River Improvement Overlay (RIO) districts (including the River Walk); located within a View shed Protection district; or that are publicly-owned (i.e. libraries, parks, fire stations, etc.).
Mission/Purpose:In considering whether to recommend approval or disapproval of an application for a Certificate of Appropriateness, the HDRC is guided by the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation, the City of San Antonio's Unified Development Code, and any additional design guidelines adopted by City Council.
Meeting Schedule & Location:Meetings are held twice a month on the first and third Wednesdays at 3:00 PM at the Cliff Morton Development and Business Services Center Board Room, 1901 South Alamo, 1st Floor.
Website Information:For additional information, please visit: https://www.sanantonio.gov/historic/HDRC


Liaison: Kristan McIntyre - (210) 207-7991

NameDistrictAppointed DateDate Expires
Mr Journel Maurice Gibbs District 210/31/201905/31/2021
Mr. Curtis Richard Fish District 111/02/201705/31/2019
Mr. Gabriel Q. Velasquez District 308/22/201905/31/2021
Mr. Alvaro R. Arreola Jr.District 410/31/201905/31/2021
Mrs. Martha Martinez-Flores District 510/11/201805/31/2019
Mr. Scott W. Carpenter District 608/16/201805/31/2021
Ms. Anne-Marie Grube District 701/14/201605/31/2019
Mr. Matthew D. Bowman AIADistrict 810/04/201805/31/2019
Mr. Jeffrey Fetzer FAIADistrict 905/31/201805/31/2021
Mr. John R. Laffoon District 1012/03/201505/31/2021
Ms. Paola S. Fernandez Mayoral06/06/201905/31/2021

Total Members for Historic and Design Review Commission: 11 City of San Antonio - Agenda Details Printable Version