The LWVSAA supports the Mission Historic District in the southern sector of the city, which includes the four missions designated as the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park as well as a World Heritage Site (along with the Alamo under UNESCO). It also includes other points of historical significance and recreational sites.
Our position includes the following conditions: (Rev. 2017)
1. The adoption of design controls.
2. The upgrading of businesses along the route.
3. The retention of the missions as parishes and community centers.
a. The inclusion of buffer zones to protect present residential areas.
b. The involvement of the residents of the mission area in the continuing planning process, and the commitment that any necessary transition should be made as easy as possible.
c. Arrangements should be made for proper maintenance once the project is complete. (Rev. 1973)