April 19, 2021
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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