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The Creek Monster Habitat Presented by the University of Texas at Austin

This is your chance to take a stroll through the home of Waller Creek’s famous Creek Monster! Over the last couple of months, students at The University of Texas at Austin have been constructing this one-of-a-kind Creek Show installation that will be on display at the corner of 11th and Red River Streets from November […]

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Creek Show Deals in the District

While you’re at Creek Show this year, be sure to pick up a FREE wristband at the Creek Show Lounge or one of our creekside information tables for exclusive discounts at participating area businesses! With your Creek Show wristband, you’ll get access to a variety of deals along Waller Creek in the Red River Cultural […]

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Behind the Fence at Waterloo Park: Mockups on the Rise

Curious about the eye-catching structures you can see rising above the construction fence at the southeast corner of Waterloo Park?  One of them is a 25’-6” pre-construction mockup of the amphitheater’s massive steel and aluminum canopy. The Moody Amphitheater, designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners, will be an iconic 5,000-person-capacity music and performing arts venue when […]

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Waterloo Greenway wins 2019 Preservation Merit Award

Established in 1960, Preservation Austin’s Preservation Merit Awards program honors visionary approaches to preserving Austin’s unique architectural, cultural, and environmental heritage. The jurors are recognizing Waterloo Greenway with a Stewardship Award for the renovation and revitalization of Symphony Square. “Putting down roots at Symphony Square has been a wonderful milestone for the organization. We seek to honor […]

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ULI Austin Honors Waterloo Greenway with Next Big Idea Award

We are incredibly honored to have received The Next Big Idea Award at ULI Austin’s 2019 Impact Awards on August 27, 2019. This award recognizes an upcoming project that will transform the land use industry and our community. Check out this short video from the event featuring community leaders’ reflections on what makes this project […]

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Waterloo Greenway Launch Party

On August 21, we celebrated the next chapter of our project and organization with over 300 friends and supporters at Symphony Square. Last week’s Waterloo Greenway brand launch was a huge success! Thanks to everyone who attended: members of our board, volunteers, partners, City of Austin leadership, and elected officials including Mayor Adler, Council Member Tovo, and […]

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Travis County is Preparing to Sell Palm School

Over the past few months, Palm School has been in the news as Travis County debates the future of the site. This historic building stands on the corner of Cesar Chavez and IH-35, best known as an elementary school in service to East Austin communities of color for over 80 years.

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Waterloo Greenway is here!

The future of Austin’s iconic environmental and cultural project has officially been unveiled.
This evening, Waller Creek Conservancy publicly introduced the future of its organization and announced for the first time the name of its signature project: Waterloo Greenway.

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