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Construction Interest – Discover Phase 2 of Waterloo Greenway, The Confluence

Construction industry professionals are invited to learn more about upcoming Waterloo Greenway projects by reading the following overview below. Following the successful reconstruction and community opening of Waterloo Park in 2021, we now look forward to breaking ground on our next park phase later this year at The Confluence. We invite you to learn more […]

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Austin Monuments: Past, Present, Future

Panel discussion presented in partnership with Preservation Austin and the Austin History Center. Free; registration required. Refreshments will be available. Interactive panel discussion exploring themes and issues raised in “New Monuments for New Cities,” hosted by Waller Creek Conservancy, Preservation Austin, and the Austin History Center. Based in the Austin experience, dynamic guest speakers will […]

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History of Palm School

On the corner of Cesar Chavez and the I-35 frontage road stands the old Palm School building, the current home of the Travis County Health and Human Services and Veteran Services building, but the building is best known as the elementary school that stood in service to the communities of East Austin for 84 years […]

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Waller Creek Conversations Road Trip

This summer and fall, we’re taking our public meetings to you! We want to know what you like to do in Austin, what you wish there was more of, and how our new parks can fulfill our mission for Waller Creek: to be for the benefit of all. Waller Creek Conservancy staff is undergoing a […]

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Waller Creek Conversations: Food in Our Future Parks

Starting this year, Waller Creek Conservancy is hosting quarterly community conversations on topics relevant to our future parks. In February, we kicked off this engagement series by asking our community about your preferences for food in Waller Creek Parks. After hosting two public meetings on Feb. 22 and 24, and an online survey during the […]

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Austin City Council Advances Downtown Puzzle

On Sept. 28, the Austin City Council unanimously (10-0) passed Item 52 on their agenda regarding the “Downtown Puzzle”, requesting that staff pursue further analysis on the various projects, including Waller Creek. While this does not finalize any funding decisions, it does represent a significant step forward in this effort. The Puzzle looks to advance […]

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Waller Creek Conservancy, City of Austin Break Ground at Waterloo Park

Today, Waller Creek Conservancy, in partnership with the City of Austin, celebrated the official groundbreaking of the Waller Creek project at Waterloo Park. The Waller Creek project is a chain of urban parks around a restored Waller Creek in downtown Austin, running one-and-a-half miles from Lady Bird Lake to 15th Street between Trinity Street and […]

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Waller Creek Conversations: What We Heard

Thank you to the many Austinites that shared their feedback with us in May during the Waller Creek Conversations! Our future Waller Creeks Parks will be a reflection of our entire community, so we value your thoughts and comments. Our presentation focused on design updates for the Waller Creek district, including Waterloo Park, the Moody […]

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