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November 27, 2021

Preservation Austin purchases landmark modern house

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A prominent Austin modern architecture landmark and the site of a zoning battle will now be positioned for restoration and reuse, thanks to local...

Austin Design Week Announces Full Schedule

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Austin Design Week has released the full schedule of events for its 2019 iteration. Titled "Make Space," this year's fest runs Nov. 4-8. Organizers curated...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Preservation Austin releases free virtual homes tour of Austin’s only Black...

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For its homes tour this year, Preservation Austin spotlighted the Rogers-Washington-Holy Cross Historic District, Austin’s newest, and only Black, designated historic district. Now, the video...

A Streamline Dream Revived

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With its legions of drive-by fans, 3805 Red River Street is one of Austin's most beloved architectural icons — a sleek, white, ultra-modern ocean...

Upstream: Creek Show Launches Along a New Stretch of Waller Creek

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Creek Show, the popular nighttime event of temporary light-based art installations, moves upstream this year. From Nov. 9 through Nov. 17, six installations Waller Creek...

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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