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

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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
Now — 2019
The Rock Box
1223 E Houston St
Then — 2011
Hays Street Bridge
202 Lamar
Now — 2017
Hays Street Bridge with Alamo Beer Company underneath
202 Lamar
Then — 2011
Homes
302 Montana St
Now — 2019
The Cherrity Bar
302 Montana St
Then — 2011
E & E’s Mexican Restaurant
2731 S WW White Road
Now — 2019
2M Smokehouse
2731 S WW White Road
Then — 2013
Undeveloped land
505 Burnet St
Now — 2019
Gentrified housing
505 Burnet St
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Then — 2011
Chit Chats Bar-B-Que
218 N Cherry St
Now — 2019
Sweet Yams
218 N Cherry St
Then — 2011
Bandolero Night Club
902 N New Braunfels Ave
Now — 2019
Tank’s Pizza
902 N New Braunfels Ave
Then — 2007
Undeveloped land
515 N Cherry St
Now — 2019
San Antonio Fire Department Station #1
515 N Cherry St
Then — 2014
Chaca’s Treats
2118 N PanAm Expy
Now — 2019
Big Poppa’s Tacos
2118 N PanAm Expy
Then — 2016
Undeveloped land
4038 E Houston St
Now — 2019
Stripes Convenience Store
4038 E Houston St
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Then — 2013
Blind Man’s Kitchen Restaurant
1701 E Houston St
Now — 2019
Dignowity Meats
1701 E Houston St
Then — 2011
Martin Luther King Park
3503 Martin Luther King Dr
Now — 2019
Martin Luther King Park
3503 Martin Luther King Dr
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Then — 2013
Shoe Warehouse
1223 E Houston St

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