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Alamo Plaza reopens to foot traffic; landmark and Alamo grounds remain closed

Barriers had kept the public out of the plaza for most of the summer.
Credit: AP
Visitors wearing masks to protect against the spread of COVID-19 pose for photos at the Alamo, which remains closed, in San Antonio, Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Cases of COVID-19 have spiked in Texas and the governor of Texas is encouraging people to wear masks in public and stay home if possible. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

SAN ANTONIO — The Alamo Plaza is opening up to foot traffic once again. But the iconic landmark itself, as well as the walled-off grounds behind it, will remain closed to the public amid the pandemic. 

Barriers were errected around the plaza weeks ago when nightly demonstrations were happening in downtown San Antonio. The plaza had been closed since June. 

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