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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...

Living Distance: The Pandemic Place Q&A with Gerardo Gandy and Project...

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This exhibition wasn’t installed in a museum. Instead it opened this past summer as part of Austin’s parks infrastructure. It was composed of bright boxes...

Mexican American Cultural Center to begin $27 million expansion plan

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The city of Austin announced today that work will begin on a $27 million facility expansion project for the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American...

Blanton Museum Unveils Designs for $35 Million Major Overhaul of its...

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The Blanton Museum of Art today unveiled designs for a comprehensive make-over of its grounds. The new design brings a much-needed update to the...

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