Wednesday, May 27, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

Historic Landmark Commission once again denies development proposal for Parker House

The family-owned Parker House sits on a 0.32-acre tract of land in West Campus that is worth $1.7 million. In an effort to preserve the historic home at 2404 Rio Grande St. and also develop the back portion of the…

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

Landmark Commission approves demolition of former West Campus grocery store

A two-story brick building at 601 W. 26th St. that has been around since 1890 may soon be replaced by high-rise student housing.Since the original building was altered in the 1950s in a way that has compromised its historical integrity,…

Thursday, May 21, 2020 by Jo Clifton

Opposition to RV park diminishes

Although members of the Lower Boggy Creek Neighborhood Association have opposed a zoning change that would allow construction of an RV campground, cafe and convenience store on Delwau Lane, it appears that they will accept the new development after negotiating…

Thursday, May 21, 2020 by Nina Hernandez

Planning Commission approves subdivision in West Oak Hill despite deed restriction concerns

At its May 12 meeting, the Planning Commission unanimously approved a preliminary plan for the Twilight Gardens subdivision in West Oak Hill. The plan will create 20 lots on 17.92 acres in Southwest Austin.Jerry Perales of Perales Land Development, who…

Thursday, May 14, 2020 by Nina Hernandez

Schlotzsky’s PUD clears Planning Commission

On Tuesday night, the Planning Commission voted 10-3 to approve the zoning case for 218 South Lamar, otherwise known as the Schlotzsky’s planned unit development.Owners Michael and William Pfluger want to build a 96-foot-tall building that would include pedestrian-oriented uses…

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 by Ryan Thornton

Housing committee talks scaling rental assistance program

The city’s Relief of Emergency Needs for Tenants, or RENT program, which was announced last month, will be distributing $1.26 million in direct payments to landlords by Friday, May 15. The one-time relief will cover rent payments for at least…

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