University districts proposed for UTSA campuses

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In hopes of encouraging student-oriented development, two San Antonio City Council members have proposed creating “university districts” for the main University of Texas at San Antonio campus off Loop 1604 and Interstate 10, the downtown campus on the West Side and the Park West Athletics complex.

Ron Nirenberg, who represents council District 8, supported by District 5’s Shirley Gonzalez, said they are asking the full council to consider the concept in the next few months.

“It’s so that we steer businesses in a direction and a process that is more compatible with the university,” Nirenberg said.

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