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Historic preservation focus of discussion

Friday, September 13, 2019 by Tai Moses

In a talk titled “Old Buildings in a Changing Austin: Historic Preservation, Density and Affordability,” Dr. Mike Powe from the National Trust for Historic Preservation will discuss “how older, smaller, mixed-age buildings in Austin relate to housing affordability and economic vitality as our city grows.” Powe’s talk will focus on the role of historic preservation in Austin “where a booming economy is spurring calls for higher-density development and production of housing on a much larger scale.” Wednesday, Sept. 25, 7-8:30 p.m., Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St. Find more information about the Imagine Austin speaker series here.


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