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Showing posts from May 23, 2021

Austin Silent Market to be in the "WEST AUSTIN NEWS" newspaper, coming soon

 Austin Silent Market to be in the "WEST AUSTIN NEWS" newspaper, coming soon. Yes, it's a paid for advertisement, I personally paid for, but, If you know of a potential Tarrytown West Austin Seller, under 2 million with a .3 acre plus sized LOT, let me know or introduce me. George Vance McGee  Broker Associate 512.657.9281

Per Austin Monitor; Council OKs Pease Park public-private partnership

  Council OKs Pease Park public-private partnership City Council on Thursday approved a public-private partnership between Pease Park Conservancy and the Parks and Recreation Department, making the conservancy the official private steward of the park. Initially, the conservancy will oversee event programming, capital improvements and maintenance to Kingsbury Commons, a 7-acre section of the park that has undergone extensive renovation. As the rest of the improvements outlined in the park’s 2014  Vision Plan  get built, the conservancy will also take over maintenance and programming for those areas. In the meantime, PARD, which still owns the 84-acre park, will remain in charge of most maintenance. The park, established in 1913 on land donated by Texas Governor E.M. Pease, is one of the oldest in Austin.  Public-private partnerships are a common way to leverage private donations for public parks. Many prominent parks and trails in the city have nonprofit stewards, such as the Trail Foun

Before & After Images, plus a Story of East Austin Preservation.

  Great news in the preservation of East Austin history! The Comal Food Store at 220 Comal is being faithfully restored and reconstructed and will continue to reflect a chapter of Austin's past when small mom and pop grocery stores (in this case, the Tuke-Lyon Store) were neighborhood fixtures. Thanks to George Vance McGee who captured these photos but even more so to owner Rosa Santis and architect Ponciano Morales, who recognized what they had and agreed to this project. They restored my faith that Austin, no matter how large it gets, is still a handshake town." Steve Sodowsky, City of Austin Employee and the City's Historic Preservation Officer Before Photo While I got a question about Austin or Central Texas Real Estate? Contact Austin Silent Market's Broker Associate George Vance McGee 512.657.9281