• May 22, 2022

Tags : downtown arena

City Issues Notices to Properties Near Arena Site: Demolition to

The City of El Paso has issued notices to property owners and tenants within 300 feet of the Multipurpose Performing Arts and Entertainment Center (MPC) footprint notifying them of the City’s plans to demolish of city-owned properties. An official date for the demolition activity has not been set. The City has agreed not to demolish […]Read More

Paso del Sur Launches Citizens Initiative for Election to Approve

Paso del Sur announced Friday the launch of a new citizens initiative petitioning the City Council to pass an ordinance so that voters can decide on proposed changes to Proposition 2 of the 2012 Quality of Life Bond Election. The group, according to their facebook page, “works for the rights of residents and workers of El Paso’s […]Read More

12 Duranguito Properties Set For State Antiquities Landmark Nomination

Via a news release on Wednesday, preservationists announced that 11 properties owned by the City of El Paso and one property owned by a private party in Duranguito are being nominated to the Texas Historical Commission (THC). Should the properties be approved as State Antiquities Landmarks, the archaeological remains below ground receive legal protection under […]Read More

Op-Ed: It’s Time to Hit the Reset Button

The findings of fact surrounding the albatross sandwich of the arena in the Duranguito neighborhood should outrage all El Pasoans. Such facts as those concerning the manner in which the properties were acquired, the secrecy needed to accomplish demolition and, now, city leaders willing to jump off the proverbial cliff to make this project happen […]Read More

City Hires Archeological Firm to Begin Work Required by the

The City has contracted Houston-based Moore Archeological Consulting, Inc. to conduct an archeological and historical review of the site located within the Multipurpose Performing Arts and Entertainment Center (MPC) footprint as required by the Texas Antiquities Code. The firm has conducted more than 700 major archeological projects and specializes in completing archeological investigations in urban […]Read More