The City of San Antonio through it’s Department for Creative and Cultural Development is requesting proposals for retail shops, galleries, and working artist studios. La Villita is a historic arts village, located in downtown San Antonio. At the moment, most of the shops are primarily aimed towards tourists. A request for proposals has the potential to open up La Villita to some fresh new shops, restaurants, and artist studios. Proposals must be submitted before October 10th, 2014. Visit sanantonio.gov to download all paperwork and learn more.