Preservation

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

Pine Street Station headed down the tracks

Though it is not what either side wanted, the Historic Landmark Commission voted Monday night in favor of a compromise at Pine Street Station. Historic Preservation Officer Steve Sadowsky explained that the owner of the land, the Capital Metro Transportation…

Monday, March 23, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

Proposed East Austin demo agitates neighbors

The Historic Landmark Commission will decide the fate of an East Austin home built in the early 1900s. The owner of the Canterbury Street home would like to demolish it, but neighbors have asked for a hold on demolitions in…

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

With second thoughts, duplex project advances

It may have taken a couple of years, but the Historic Landmark Commission has given its blessing to plans for four new duplexes on the lot of a historic home in the North University neighborhood. Cater Joseph was asking permission…

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

Possible strip club makes museum wary of deck

With a proposed Congress Avenue strip club drawing fire from groups across the city, it might not be the right time for other tenants of 422 Congress Ave. to ask for changes. Though the owners of Shiner’s Saloon explained that…

Monday, March 9, 2015 by Michael Kanin

Explainer: The Zucker Report marginalia

There was a lot of unveiling in the Zucker Report. We saw that a third-party analysis of the City of Austin’s Planning and Development Review Department did, indeed, show what appears as evidence of multiple divisions in shambles, as had…

Thursday, February 26, 2015 by Kara Nuzback

Planning Commission OKs Red Bluff Hotel variance

The Planning Commission approved a variance Tuesday that allows the developer of a proposed hotel on Red Bluff Road to build within the primary setbacks of the property, much to the dismay of neighboring residents. Commissioners had previously approved two…

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