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June 5, 2020

Craftsman Style Focus of Preservation Austin’s 2019 Homes Tour

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The focus of this year's Preservation Austin Homes Tour? The Craftsman Style. On April 27, some seven Craftsman style homes throughout several Central Austin neighborhoods will...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Austin’s Most Maligned Public Artwork to Get a Makeover

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It's been fodder for jokes, puzzlements and plenty of chatter. Now, perhaps the most maligned public artwork in Austin is about to get temporary makeover. "Moments," a...

Public Art Talks: ‘Visionary Voices’ Series Continues

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The City of Austin’s Economic Development Department Cultural Arts Division, and Texas Society of Architects continues its "Visionary Voices" series featuring celebrated public artists from across the...

At Pease Park, a Groundbreaking, and Two $1 Million Donations

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The Pease Park Conservancy, along with city and state officials, broke ground today on the first phase of the major revitalization for the Austin...

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...

City to Install 23 Temporary Public Artworks Across Austin This Fall

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Some 23 temporary public artworks will go on view across the city of Austin, thanks to the latest round of the city's Art in Public...

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