August 4, 2021

Mid-century Lakeside Gazebo in downtown Austin added to the National Register...

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With its distinctive mid-century Googie-style roof, the Fannie Davis Gazebo has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The structure is under the...

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...

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...

Moody Foundation gives $20 million to Blanton Museum of Art

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In one of the largest single donations Austin arts community, the Moody Foundation has donated $20 million to the Blanton Museum of Art for...

Hitting Refresh: The Menil Collection Renovates, And Expands

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It’s been a big year for the Menil Collection. The Houston art museum’s primary building underwent renovations this summer, which included a reinstallation of its...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A new mobile guide to Austin architecture, from AIA Austin and the Austin...

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In step with all that socially distant urban walking you've been doing comes a new mobile guide to Austin architecture, from AIA Austin and the Austin...

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