Category Archives: Media

City plans to restore Norwood House, shrink dog park

The City of Austin is planning to restore the historic Norwood House at the corner of Riverside Drive and Interstate 35, according to a Feb. 15 story in the Austin American-Statesman. The property is seen as a gateway to the city … Continue reading

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Branding boosts neighborhood’s trendiness

Betcha didn’t know that the neighborhood immediately north of us has a trendy name: South Shore. Bounded by I-35, Lady Bird Lake, Pleasant Valley Road and Oltorf Street, the area gets a profile in the Hidden Neighborhoods series in the … Continue reading

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Austin’s native landscapes in the New York Times

Austin’s record heat and drought are making the news, and so are the restored prairies and native landscaping that are holding up in these harsh conditions. Read about the people, the plants and the techniques at the Lady Bird Johnson … Continue reading

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