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November 27, 2021
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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