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Landmark commission hopes developer can give LGBTQ businesses on Fourth Street a fighting chance

As people across the world geared up to celebrate Pride Month, Austin’s LGBTQ community mourned the loss of its last cultural stronghold to redevelopment. On Wednesday, the city’s Historic Landmark Commission elected not to recommend historic zoning for the block of warehouses on…

Move to initiate historic zoning gives Fourth Street preservationists a glimmer of hope

The Historic Landmark Commission hosted a lively public hearing Wednesday with a diverse cast of characters who had gathered to voice their opinions on the controversial redevelopment of Fourth and Colorado. After compelling testimony from both supporters and those opposed,…

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…

Sushi concept too raw for Landmark Commission

The Historic Landmark Commission has postponed a request to enhance the rooftop deck of Austin’s oldest warehouse district building, after they heard promises that plans for a sushi restaurant could be toned down. Nelson Davis Warehouse, located at 117 W.…

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Austin Energy ramps up outreach for proposed rate changes

Austin Energy has entered the public hearing phase of its base rate review process, following its proposal to raise service costs. The monthslong dialogue with stakeholders and city staff, slated for resolution by City Council in November, has surfaced predictable…

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