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November 27, 2021

Take a virtual tour of the Waller Creek Tunnel

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Streaming fatigue is real these days, right up there with feeling like a Zoom zombie. But if you're not too burned out, why not satisfy...

Historic Clarksville home and the Paramount Theatre receive Preservation Austin grants

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The former home of African- American community organizer and activist Mary Frances Freeman Baylor, along with the Paramount Theatre, are the latest recipients of...

Notes and Musings from the Charles Moore Foundation

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Ever since contemporary society had its recent head-on collision with biology, I’ve been thinking a lot about the nature of the public realm, something...

Mid-century Lakeside Gazebo in downtown Austin added to the National Register...

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With its distinctive mid-century Googie-style roof, the Fannie Davis Gazebo has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The structure is under the...

Kingsbury Commons at Pease Park Closed Temporarily. And that’s a Good...

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The city of Austin parks department and Pease Park Conservancy announced today that Kingsbury Common, the southernmost seven acres of the 84-acre park along...

A White House Initiative on Architecture says Austin’s Federal Courthouse Lacks...

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According to a draft of a new executive order from the White House, the contemporary design of Austin's federal courthouse is an example of...

A Streamline Dream Revived

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With its legions of drive-by fans, 3805 Red River Street is one of Austin's most beloved architectural icons — a sleek, white, ultra-modern ocean...

Preservation Austin Awards Grants to Historic Laguna Gloria Villa, and Others

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Preservation Austin has awarded $5,000 to the Contemporary Austin for on-going restoration of the historic 1916 Driscoll Villa, the centerpiece of Laguna Gloria. The $5,000...

WORK PLAY MONEY LOVE: At Northern-Southern, an Exhibition Examines Push and...

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When I stopped by Northern-Southern gallery to see their latest exhibition, I had just finished what I considered to be a pretty intense jigsaw...

Elisabet Ney Museum wins $150,000 grant from National Historic Trust

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The Elisabet Ney Museum has won a $150,000 grant from the National Historic Trust,. The Austin museum was one of 20 historic sites around the...

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