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11 Award-Winning Austin projects PRESERVING the City of Austin's History, Michael Barnes Austin 360

  11 award-winning Austin projects preserving the city's history Michael Barnes Austin 360 Sometimes it feels like Austin has already lost its core character permanently. No doubt, our material environment is changing every day, as we add more people, buildings and cars to a place that will likely soon join the list of top 10 largest cities in the country. And while Austin has preserved a lot of green space, the new high-rises and mid-rises, some of them legitimate eyesores, blot out our visual horizons, especially if one is on foot. Several groups in town are dedicated to judiciously preserving our built heritage, none more ardently than Preservation Austin. Born during the first wave of protests against the wholesale demolition of worthy older structures in the 1970s, it has done a lot with few resources and a tiny, though effective, staff. Every year, this group cheers us up with a dozen or so projects that have received its Preservation Merit Awards. Normally, these would be to

Save Our Springs, 2021 New Year's Day Polar Bear Plunge Cancelled.

    Click on the photo above to watch a video message from SOS Executive Director, Bill Bunch. 2021 Polar Bear Plunge Canceled In consultation with Austin Public Health and City leadership, the Austin Parks and Recreation Department will not open Barton Springs Pool on January 1, 2021 (New Year’s Day), and the 2021 Polar Bear Plunge event is canceled.   This decision was made after careful consideration of the local characteristics of the virus and related community priorities. It's been determined that this event should not proceed during  Stage 4:  COVID-19: Risk-Based Guidelines . The Austin Parks and Recreation Department would like to commemorate the Polar Bear Plunge, and asks prior attendees share photos/videos of past events on social media using the hashtag  #polarplungeatx . The Department hopes for a return to this time-honored tradition in 2022 while this year Austinites share their memories of prior Plunges.    For more information on City pool schedules, visit  austin

3105 Stanwood, Allandale North Estate 3/2 Home 2 car garage Home Rental with a Nice Pool!

3105 Stanwood, Allandale North Estates 3/2 Home 2 car garage Home Rental with a Nice Pool!  1243 sq. ft of Home per TCAD. 3 Full Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 car garage. Fenced Back Porch/Patio. Fenced Backyard. Single Level Floorplan.  Ready for New Tenants, February 1st, 2021. Asking price of $2175 per month, included frequent pool maintenance. Lease Listing Agency for ownership is Austin Silent Market's George Vance McGee 512.657.9281 iphone,

Austin Silent Market, Closed, Sold Buyer's Agents in Clarksville

1400 West Lynn, Austin, Texas 78703. Clarksville Duplex A/B. With fenced side-yards and some parking. Austin Silent Market George Sears McGee Buyer's Agent. Listing Agency was Green City Realty, Chris Beer. The Listing Agent's asking price was $775,000. According to the City of Austin Historical office, the structure, home and duplex is a contributing structure to the Clarksville neighborhood.  Lot Size of .15 Acres, 1,838 sq. ft of Livable Square Footage in the Entire Structure. Each side of the Duplex was an oversized 1 Full Bedroom floorplan.  For more information, Contact Austin Silent Market's George Vance McGee 512.657.9281 iphone,