While our team continues working from home, we’ve taken this time to make much needed improvements at our offices. We are thankful for our beautiful headquarters in the historic Hardeman House, originally built in the 1850s. The building was moved to Symphony Square in 1971 to serve as part of a cultural arts center and […]
Symphony Square’s Hardeman House Gets a New Door
Earlier this year, the Hardeman House at Symphony Square got a brand-new front door, thanks to a grant from Preservation Austin and additional funding through the City of Austin Heritage Grant. Originally built in the 1850s, the Hardeman House was moved to Symphony Square in 1971 to serve as part of a cultural arts center […]
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 […]
History of Symphony Square
Symphony Square was originally designed as a southeastward extension of Waterloo Park starting in 1971, now revived to serve as home of the Waterloo Greenway.
Symphony Square Becomes New Home for Waterloo Greenway
Symphony Square, a hidden jewel along Waller Creek, has been revived by the Waterloo Greenway after a four-month restoration project. The historic site is a rare oasis in downtown Austin and a time capsule that represents so many memories and stories associated with it.