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Mark Richardson is a multimedia journalist, editor and writer who has worked in digital, print and broadcast media for three decades. He is a nationally recognized editor and reporter who has covered government, politics and the environment. A journalism graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, he was recently awarded a Foundation for Investigative Journalism grant and has three Associated Press Managing Editors awards for excellence in reporting.
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Mueller Redevelopment honored with planning award
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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