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Iron Bear demolition paused as landmark commission considers historic designation

With its fate far from certain, the proposed demolition of the warehouse that is home to Austin’s Iron Bear has been put on hold after the city’s Historic Landmark Commission initiated historic zoning on the structure. An outpouring of support…

Council postpones decision on Delta Kappa Gamma rezoning

City Council last Thursday postponed rezoning the historic Delta Kappa Gamma headquarters at 416 W. 12th St., yielding to a request from a property owner on the same block. Delta Kappa Gamma, an organization that supports women educators worldwide, seeks…

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CodeNEXT failure, scooters and developers lead to new look at downtown plan

The Downtown Austin Plan, conceived in the midst of the 2008 financial crisis and approved in 2011 as Austin’s commercial real estate market was kicking back into high gear, is going to get a hard look under the hood. Last…

Council: Keep San Antonio Street property at 60 feet

With only seven of its members voting, City Council on Thursday unanimously endorsed Downtown Mixed-Use zoning (DMU) for a property on the west side of downtown but refused to grant the 90-foot height requested by the applicant and recommended by…

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Stream reveals details of six possible new Sixth Street music venues

Stream Realty Partners is eyeing the possibility of turning at least six of its properties on East Sixth Street into music venues, including a plan to convert the former Buffalo Billiards space into a daytime food hall with music in the evenings.…

Council to update density benefit regulations for Rainey Street area

Austin City Council members Thursday OK’d the start of a process that will result in a set of changes to the way that developers can exchange extra project density for community benefits in the area in and around Rainey Street.…

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