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Mueller Redevelopment honored with planning award

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by Mark Richardson

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the American Planning Association have recognized the City of Austin with the 2015 HUD Secretary’s Opportunity and Empowerment Award for its Mueller Redevelopment and Reuse Plan. The plan called for the conversion of the former Mueller Municipal Airport into a mixed-use, mixed-income community to help revitalize East Austin. The HUD Secretary’s Award recognizes a plan, program or project that has been in effect for at least three years and improves the quality of life for low- and moderate-income community residents. The Mueller Redevelopment Plan and additional APA award winners will be honored at the 2015 National Planning Awards luncheon April 20 in Seattle. The plan will also be featured in the April 2015 issue of Planning magazine. Read more here.

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