Supporting Our Black Community As an organization, we believe it is our opportunity and responsibility to create public places that promote justice and fairness. We are committed to holding ourselves accountable, and we expect the community to hold us accountable, to make Waterloo Greenway an anti-racist, welcoming space where ALL of Austin can meet equitably, […]
Michael Hsu Office of Architecture collaborated closely with MVVA to design the Waterloo Park Family Pavilion. Located adjacent to two expansive heritage trees shading a wooden deck, the project provides seating and facilities for the park’s trailer concession amenities while seamlessly blending into the landscape. The Family Pavilion reflects the park’s architectural language with a […]
Thanks to a partnership between The University of Texas at Austin (UT), the City of Austin and Waterloo Greenway, a mature Live Oak tree, previously located on UT’s campus, was moved to Waterloo Park in downtown Austin on May 2, 2020. Construction continues at Waterloo Park with increased safety precautions due to COVID-19. Once completed, […]
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 […]
In celebration of Earth Day, we thought it’d be great to highlight the innovative, sustainable features that make Waterloo Park unique and recap some of the major construction milestones we’ve achieved this spring. Waterloo Greenway is part of a larger movement to “Imagine Austin” as a greener, healthier city where nature and people thrive in […]
Waterloo Greenway is all about community and if we can’t be together in person, we will find other ways to stay connected. That’s why we’re so excited to announce Waterloo-In-Place (W·I·P), a series of free online experiences that will bring you closer to our community and keep you up to date with everything happening at […]
The LBJ School of Public Affairs Urban Lab Director Steven Pedigo talks with our CEO Peter Mullan about how COVID-19 is impacting public spaces in our communities in this week’s LBJ In the Arena virtual session.
As Women’s History Month comes to an end, we’d like to highlight community activist Martha Cotera’s impact in Austin. Dedicating many years of her life to activism, civil rights, feminism, and Latino history, Martha Cortera is one of the many supporters of preserving Palm School and its vibrant cultural history.
Discover our growing list of online community resources below and let us know of some of your own! As the world continues to practice social distancing, communities have quickly and creatively adapted their daily routines. It has become apparent how vital our city’s green spaces and community resources are during these times of uncertainty. People […]
At Waterloo Greenway, community is at the heart of everything we do. Like so many of you and the organizations you serve, we are in ongoing dialogue about the best way to prioritize community in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. In challenging times, our instinct is to come together, lend support, and creatively problem solve; […]