Tuesday, February 25, 2020 by Ryan Thornton

City addresses pedestrian access with advancement of zoning request at Graffiti Park site advances

The Colorfield, a 10-unit condominium project located on one of two lots that is home to the now-closed Graffiti Park, is inching closer to redevelopment after roughly two years of site plan review.City Council approved the zoning request for the…

Monday, February 24, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

ZAP recommends less density than staff does for South Austin site

At its Feb. 18 meeting, the Zoning and Platting Commission debated how much density is too much for the lot at 6917 Colton Bluff Springs Road.Although the land is intended for a single project, the 23-acre site is divided into…

Thursday, February 13, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

ZAP finds a compromise to bring density and more affordable housing with a unit cap

In an effort to bring more density to the environmentally sensitive area of far Southwest Austin, developers came to the Zoning and Platting Commission on Feb. 4 with a plan to construct 15 condominiums within a small footprint on their…

Monday, February 10, 2020 by Ryan Thornton

South Austin industrial site approved for mixed-use residential

Industrial Boulevard in South Austin is a historically industrial area on its way to becoming a lively residential and commercial neighborhood. City Council opened the door to further transformation of the area Thursday by approving a mixed-use zoning request at…

Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

Planning Commission recommends rezoning for half of Castle Hill Graffiti Park

Two projects intending to replace the internationally famous “Graffiti Park” came before the Planning Commission on Jan. 28. However, only the 10-condo Colorfield project at 1006 Baylor St. received the commission’s recommendation.When the Historic Landmark Commission approved the demolition of the…

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

Campground case returns 18 months after initial rezoning denial

A rezoning case to transform a 12-acre plot next to the Colorado River into a community-centric campground returned to the Zoning and Platting Commission on Jan. 7.The case failed to receive Council’s approval in 2018. Following the 18-month waiting period required…

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