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February 26, 2020

Austin Playhouse Reveals Final Renderings of its New Venue

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  Austin Playhouse released renderings of its new two-theater center designed by Forge Craft Architecture and Design. Architect Scott Ginder of the Austin-based firm is the...

Elisabet Ney Museum a Finalist for $150,000 National Trust for Historic...

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The historic studio and home sculptor Elisabet Ney has been named a finalist for the 2019 Partners in Preservation: Main Street grant, a program...

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...

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...

First look: Creek Show 2019 installations revealed

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  The 2019 iteration of Waller Creek Conservancy's super-popular Creek Show may be five months away. But the line-up of participating design teams and their...

A Midcentury, Midtown History Worth Preserving

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Across decades, the fortunes of a cluster of Central East Austin neighborhoods have reflected much of the city’s vision of itself — its midcentury...

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...

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...

In plain sight: A midcentury East Austin treasure, packed with...

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An unassuming low-slung building stands at 1191 Navasota Street in East Austin, easy to overlook in the dense growth of the area’s real estate...

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...