Tag: <span>WallerCreek</span>

Culture Map / November 1, 2018

Visionary new plan transforms downtown Austin into urban greenbelt

As part of a community visioning process, a coalition of local organizations have proposed an urban greenbelt encircling downtown Austin, connecting Waller Creek, Lady Bird Lake, and several other parks. The proposal identifies four priorities for the greenbelt: creating a thriving center, growing neighborhoods, increasing mobility, and establishing welcoming places.

The Austin American-Statesman / May 18, 2018

Austin businessmen give $5 million to Waller Creek project

Two Austin businessmen have teamed up to donate $5 million to the Waller Creek revitalization project and are now challenging others to step forward and do the same. This money will help fund the development of the 35-acre Waller Creek Park, which will stretch 1.5 miles through downtown Austin, from Lady Bird Lake to East 15th Street.

Austin Monitor / February 13, 2017

More funding, policy work for Waller Creek in 2017

With work slated to begin later this year on the biggest of the park improvement projects along Waller Creek, there is expected to be a semi-regular drumbeat of news of new funding and collaboration throughout the rest of 2017.