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January 22, 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...

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...

At Austin Design Week, It’s About Discovering Creative Problem Solving

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The third annual Austin Design Week runs from Nov. 5 through Nov. 9, and with it comes an impressive 100 free workshops, studio and...

AIA, Preservation Austin homes tours go virtual this year

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Like so much making the pivot to digital these day, Austin's two top homes tours are going virtual this year. Preservation Austin's tour, "Downtown Doorsteps,"...

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...

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...

Pease Park Unveils Plans for Major Changes

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Just a year after receiving a transformational donation of $9.7 million from the Moody Foundation, the Pease Park Conservancy has released renderings for 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...

Introducing Waterloo Greenway

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Waller Creek Conservancy and its signature project have a new name: Waterloo Greenway. The announcement was made today at a gathering of city leaders, including...

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...

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