Category Archives: Development

Preservation work can begin on South Austin landmark

The City of Austin and a nonprofit foundation have signed an agreement to preserve a historic house at Riverside Drive and Interstate 35 and operate it as an events center. The 1922 Norwood House and surrounding grounds will be restored … Continue reading

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Neighborhood calendar for April

Here’s the latest calendar for the Burleson Heights and Burleson-Parker neighborhoods. Please note that Austin Police Department Region III is postponing its regularly scheduled Commanders Forum by one week in April. This month’s forum will be April 8. And on April 25, the Austin … Continue reading

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Welcome to SXSE

South by Southwest is in full swing, filling downtown Austin clubs with music and music fans from around the world. When you want to stay south of the river and east of the SXSW crowds, check out these seven Southeast Austin … Continue reading

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East Riverside Corridor Regulating Plan goes before City Council

On Thursday evening, Austin City Council will consider adopting the East Riverside Corridor (ERC) Regulating Plan, a set of design regulations that will shape future development along Riverside Drive east of Interstate 35. Erika Leak, principal planner, says the council … Continue reading

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A look back at a year in the Hurly-Burly

The Hurly-Burly just wrapped up its first complete calendar year as a neighborhood resource, attracting 4,600 views! The five posts that drew the most visits were about a new pocket park on the grounds of a mansion torn down by developers, … Continue reading

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East Riverside Corridor’s makeover draws closer

Last week the City of Austin Planning Commission recommended the adoption of a set of regulations that, if approved, will determine the new face of East Riverside Drive. The proposed regulations are designed to transform a concrete commercial zone between … Continue reading

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Written statements about Carlson Drive issue needed

The request to gate Carlson Drive is still active, and the owners and developers of Edgewick condominiums have been working with the staff of the city’s Planning and Development Review Department to arrive at a viable solution. To recap, Carlson … Continue reading

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Neighborhood calendar for September

Coming up soon are a planned hearing on Edgewick’s request to gate Carlson Drive and the end of the warranty period on the construction project that ended in Burleson Heights in 2011. And in October, National Night Out will be … Continue reading

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Carlson Drive hearing postponed until late July

The Planning Commission hearing on Edgewick condominiums’ request to gate Carlson Drive has been postponed again until July 24. Wendy Rhoades of the City of Austin Planning and Development Review Department, the case manager, says the case had most recently been … Continue reading

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Urban rail plan would reach more parts of city

A proposed urban rail system would have another 10 miles of track and reach into more parts of the city under a plan offered by city transportation planners. The original plan proposed electric-powered rail on 16.5 miles of track from … Continue reading

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