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Impact to be awarded

Friday, August 3, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

A selection of public and public-private projects involving the city of Austin have been named among the finalists for Urban Land Institute Austin’s 2018 Impact Awards. The awards, which take place Aug. 28 at the ZACH Theatre, honor people, properties and plans in the Austin real estate world that promote the organization’s goal of responsible land use and creating sustainable communities. The nomination field includes Austin Central Library, Republic Square Park, the master plan and phase one development of the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas, Plaza Saltillo, Downtown Austin Vision, the South Central Waterfront Vision Framework Plan, the trail bridge at the Congress Avenue bridge, Opportunity Austin 4.0, and Reconnect Austin. Previously recognized projects include Lamar Union, Seaholm EcoDistrict, Dell Seton Medical Center and Auditorium Shores. The three judges for the 2018 awards include former City Council Member Chris Riley.

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