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November 27, 2021
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Two chairs and a green sponge: Designed by Ten Eyck Landscape...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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

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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

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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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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