Over the past month, we have seen Austin pay tribute to the many cultures and generations of Hispanic/Latinos who have shaped and enriched our country. As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, we’d like to share several short stories that honor our local Latinx community. At Waterloo Greenway, we recognize that our parks and […]
Check out the latest news coverage featuring Waterloo Park below! CultureMap: Austin’s ambitious Waterloo Greenway park blossoms into next phase Fox 7 Austin: Waterloo Park, open greenspace in downtown Austin, coming to life KXAN: Sneak Peek: First glimpse into Waterloo Park, an open greenspace in downtown Austin
A whopping 91,904 plants and 524 trees will fill the revitalized, 11-acre Waterloo Park in downtown Austin by spring 2021. More than 95% of the plantings are native to the area and were selected in a collaborative effort between local landscape architecture firm dwg., world-renowned architects at Michael Van Valkenburgh and Associates, Inc., and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.
In the coming weeks, even more lush grass will be making its way onto the lower lawn that meets the Moody Amphitheater stage. As hundreds of plants continue to settle into their new home, imaginative play structures are being installed in the Kitty King Powell Lawn, nestled between Waterloo Park’s Great Lawn and Hill Country Garden. Urban landscape architecture firm dwg. has as […]
We’re so thrilled to welcome Delores Lenzy-Jones to the Waterloo Greenway team. She has spent most of her career at two Fortune 50 companies – Dell Technologies and Microsoft. Most recently, Delores worked at CPS Energy as the Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer. As a servant leader, she has served on numerous public and private […]
This week, nearly 38,000 square feet of fresh grass is being spread out and packed onto Waterloo Park’s Great Lawn! Before the lush sod is installed, the landscape is thoroughly leveled and fertilized to create a perfect environment for grass to grow.
One year ago today, surrounded by friends, neighbors, and community partners, we unveiled the new name for our signature urban park system: Waterloo Greenway. This exciting, bold vision symbolizes our vibrant community, celebrating nature and inclusion, while acknowledging history, and building connections to one another. Waterloo Greenway encompasses our ambitions to create a wondrous park […]
This week, Waterloo Park welcomed the first of several playscape features! Take a look at this beautiful custom slide manufactured in Frasdorf, Germany by Richter Spielgeräte GmbH in coordination with our world-class landscape architects Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates. Each twist and turn was CNC cut from granite and carefully delivered to Austin. The special feature […]
On August 1, Waterloo Greenway relocated a 16” Live Oak tree to its new home at Waterloo Park in downtown Austin. The tree was moved from its original home at the University of Texas at MLK and Red River to the west side of Waterloo Park along Trinity. This live oak is the last of […]
For decades, American leadership has failed to invest in our nation’s crumbling infrastructure. Now, with a prolonged health crisis battering our economy, the consequences of inaction are dire.