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Mary Arnold
Mary Arnold (Photo By John Anderson)

Environmental and parks matriarch Mary Arnold has been pounding the pavement lately, enlisting a slew of groups to oppose a 180-foot luxury condo planned for the Sand Beach Reserve property on Town Lake's north shore. Joining Arnold's effort are sister matriarchs Shudde Fath, Roberta Crenshaw, and Jean Mather, as well as the Zilker Neighborhood Assn., Save Barton Creek Assn., Friends of Seaholm, Old West Austin NA, South River City Citizens, and the West Austin Neighborhood Group. City Council is expected to consider the zoning measure, brought by Lumbermen's Investment Corp., at its Sept. 27 meeting.

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