Office Development Proposed Above Former Emo’s Space on Dirty Sixth

A new office development could rise four stories at 610 East Sixth Street, according to plans filed with the city. The unnamed project is up for review by the Historic Landmark Commission at its Monday, August 21 meeting. New York-based real estate investment firm Cayuga Capital Management submitted a package of initial plans to the…

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You Are Here: Clarksville

Clarksville, founded in 1871 by freedman Charles Clark as a settlement for former African-American slaves in the aftermath of the Civil War, couldn’t hold onto every part of its history. Despite the neighborhood’s roots, its demographics shifted heavily in the early 1900s as land values increased alongside city-enforced segregation. The neighborhood now occupies Austin’s second most expensive zip code , with home prices…

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Austin’s Tower Vaporware: An Extremely Sad Downtown Field Guide

As the Austin skyline undergoes exponential growth, sometimes it feels like plans for new towers downtown show up every week. If you like that sort of thing, there’s never been a more exciting time to live in this city — and judging by the name at the top of this site, you can count us…

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