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November 30, 2021

Two chairs and a green sponge: Designed by Ten Eyck Landscape...

Tucked along the street noted on Google Maps as “Parkway” that runs the western length of Pease Park to the south of 24th Street,...

After four years of renovation (and a pandemic), Austin’s historic French...

It’s often called Austin’s oldest home. Built in 1841, the French Legation was once an impressive estate for the French chargé d'affaires to Republic...

Edible cities: Landscape architect Phoebe Lickwar on post-pandemic public spaces and...

Landscape architect Phoebe Lickwar thinks about how we could grow more food within  cities — how agriculture should be a part of contemporary urban...

Common ground: The story of Austin’s newest, and only Black, historic...

The recent designation of Austin’s newest, and only Black, historic district means a cluster of midcentury homes and the histories of their owners, who...

Pandemic Places: Notes from Afield

When I wrote the last iteration of our Pandemic Place series, COVID-19 case levels were through the roof and Austin hadn’t had its infrastructure...

Austin City Council approves site plan for new Dougherty Arts Center

At its May 20 meeting, the Austin City Council unanimously approved a site for the new Daugherty Arts Center at Butler Shores Park. But it's...

With annual tour, Preservation Austin tour spotlights the Rogers-Washington-Holy Cross neighborhood...

Preservation Austin will spotlight the East Austin neighborhood of Rogers-Washington-Holy Cross with its annual homes tour this year. “Rogers-Washington-Holy Cross: Black Heritage, Living History," the...

Plans for new Dougherty Arts Center presented to arts commission

Plans for new Dougherty Arts Center were presented to the Austin arts commission at its March 15 meeting. The new building for the municipal arts...

Miró Rivera Architects builds a New Arcadia

The two Austin projects that have arguably brought Miró Rivera Architects the most international attention? A public restroom on the Lady Bird Lake hike-and-bike trail...

The Guide to Austin Architecture adds tour of hike-and-bike trail landmarks

The Guide to Austin Architecture adds a new tour to its roster today. AIA Austin's mobile-friendly website now offers "Happy Trails" a tour of 14 landmarks...

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