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Old Posted Feb 21, 2019, 11:11 PM
Montirob Montirob is offline
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Originally Posted by Txdev View Post
Another possible factor in design is that on the main channel, the flood plain level is several feet above the riverwalk sidewalk level. So the floor of the restaurant space needs to be higher, and then you have to have room for an ADA ramp to switchback between the riverwalk and the restaurant so that the riverwalk restaurant entrance is accessible.

Just pointing it out, because from the outside it’s not always obvious all of the many code constraints that force a particular design.
This is very true (and I'm NOT defending the boring beige design). La Mansion and the other hotels are in the "bend" area of the Riverwalk that can be closed off from the San Antonio River itself during a flood event.
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