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Friday, April 13, 2018 by Jack Craver

Grove PUD remains in limbo

The drama over the Grove at Shoal Creek may be far from over. The project has been tangled in city bureaucracy ever since City Council greenlighted the controversial planned unit development at the corner of 45th Street and Bull Creek…

Thursday, April 5, 2018 by Elizabeth Pagano

Grove PUD plan postponed

The Grove at Shoal Creek Planned Unit Development was back at City Hall for a moment this week. This time, the Zoning and Platting Commission postponed approval of its preliminary plan, with some commissioners citing unanswered questions about the plan,…

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 by Jack Craver

City leaders discuss legacy of segregation from 1928 plan

At a press conference at City Hall on Monday, city leaders and activists recognized the 90th anniversary of Austin’s first zoning code, which enshrined legal segregation by race and ethnicity.The 1928 Master Plan was most notable for establishing the former…

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by Syeda Hasan

Austin could change the way it issues demolition permits

As the number of demolitions soars in Austin, the city is considering changing the way it issues permits to make sure teardowns are done safely and people affected are properly notified.Since 2010, the number of demolition permits issued in Austin…

Monday, February 26, 2018 by Caleb Pritchard

Staff overrules Design Commission on downtown tower

A controversial downtown tower is moving forward despite the Design Commission’s declaration that it violates the city’s urban design guidelines.The project at 405 Colorado St. would replace a surface parking lot with a 25-story structure with 13 levels of parking.…

Friday, February 23, 2018 by Jo Clifton

Catellus on shortlist to develop Colony Park

The city has taken a big step toward selecting Catellus Development Corp. as the master developer for the Colony Park development in East Austin.Catellus, the company chosen in late 2004 to be the master developer for the Mueller community, is…

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