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Point Austin: Shoot the Messenger
The ARA strikes back
"...on the near-Eastside, under a program managed by the Austin Revitalization Authority...."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Loss of Old Homes Fuels East Austin Debate
Juniper Street says goodbye to another old soul
"...    Central East Austin neighborhood residents are decrying the city's recent demolition of..."

June 17, 2011 News Feature by Amy Smith

Dream Homes in East Austin?
"...in one of the most blighted sections of East Austin. Part of the federally funded Scattered Cooperative Infill Project..."

Aug. 15, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Revitalization: Risking Good Cents?
"...officials have no local model for their proposed commercial revitalization effort -- called the Austin Redevelopment Authority (ARA) --..."

Nov. 17, 1995 News Feature

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Thoughts on land use, social justice, and making Austin look, feel, and work better.
"...consumed by land-use quarrels -- the staple food of Austin politicos and at times the crux for great change..."

July 25, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin's Waterloo
Taking a Walk along Waller
"...As long as there's been an Austin, the six miles of Waller Creek have been part..."

July 7, 1995 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The ARA Faces the Music
For the Austin Revitalization Authority, Eastside renewal proves to be a long, slow dance
"...she was a liberal Democrat and the mayor of Austin, Carole Keeton McClellan (now the conservative GOP state comptroller,..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Long Story of East 11th and 12th Streets Takes a Turn
Austin’s historically black neighborhood continues to stand at the crossroads of growth
"...neighborhood that Urdy knew – the historic home of Austin's African American community – was a city within a..."

Oct. 18, 2019 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

The 12th of Never
The dispute over one Eastside housing proposal reflects a larger Austin conflict
"...Summit Housing Partners and local social-service org Caritas of Austin, would be set aside for permanent sup­port­ive housing –..."

Dec. 17, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...making full use of existing railroad rights-of-way through East Austin, choosing instead to paint stripes and erect signs on..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Revitalization Rehash
"...of planning and debate under the auspices of the Austin Revitalization Authority, this fairly basic issue would be resolved...."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...You're not gonna believe this: Austin's population actually shrank last year. After a decade of..."

July 25, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...green for all its energy needs. So proudly claims Austin Energy, which this week celebrated the Central Austin campus'..."

July 4, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Land Lock
from east to west, land use a hot topic
"...arm that the building would bring. Then there's the Austin Revitalization Authority, which adds further uncertainty since its development..."

March 24, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Eric Mitchell, RIP
Outspoken City Council member passes away
"...Mitchell died Monday in his hometown of Atlanta, the Austin American-Statesman reported online today. Mitchell reportedly had suffered from..."

Feb. 15, 2011 News Post by Amy Smith

Watering the F1 MBE/WBEs
F1 gets pro-active on small business involvement with commission vote
"...voted 5-1 to reimburse construction of pipes for the Austin F1 track. What does the city get? A water..."

Nov. 11, 2010 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Changing the Landscape
Beyond East Austin
"...to East 11th and 12th Streets, covered by the Austin Revitalization Authority's Central East Austin Master Plan -- which..."

May 14, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Protect and Preserve
How can we keep Austin's cultural heritage authentic?
"...In the bigger picture, Austin and its citizens have shown little enthusiasm for historic..."

July 24, 2015 News Feature by Cindy Widner

She's One of Us
Mike Clark-Madison Profiles New City Manager Toby Futrell
"...no getting around the fact that Toby Hammett Futrell, Austin's new city manager, is not just a high-profile player..."

June 7, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Deadlocked Over Density
Neighbors say ARA's development plans for East 11th Street would clash with existing homes and businesses, including the historic Victory Grill
"...To say that the Austin Revitalization Author­ity's relationship with its East Austin neighbors and..."

Sept. 5, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...three City Council places, a stricter anti-smoking ordinance, and Austin Community College annexations (See our endorsements). We urge everybody..."

April 15, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The ARA Myth
Empty Promises on the Eastside
"...needs to be a Plan-with-a-big-P at all, that East Austin is helpless on its own, that investors will never..."

June 20, 1997 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The Dead End at Olive and Juniper
ARA and the city leave would-be homeowners out in the cold
"...a park – sits off Olive Street in East Austin...."

Sept. 7, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Slum, Sweet Slum?
An Annual Look at My Own Backyard
"...not two, but three big-deal attempts to reinvent Central Austin. There's downtown, to our west past I-35; there's Robert..."

Oct. 24, 1997 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

City Audit
The city auditor's review of the Austin Revitalization Authority is very mixed
"...The Austin Revitalization Authority has improved conditions in Central East Austin..."

Nov. 13, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
The ARA and business owners close in on a (shared?) vision.
"...East 12th Street revitalization was the topic of a forum Nov. 8 organized..."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Enough Is Enough
Councilmembers Are Fed Up With Mitchell's Antics
"...for Mitchell's East 11th and 12th Street dreams, the revitalization of that area as championed by Mitchell has drawn..."

June 13, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

New Urban Sagas
Mueller Mutation
"...ped-friendly neo-trad public-private incarnation of what is fast becoming Austin's civic religion...."

Oct. 16, 1998 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

ARA, CRP, E-I-E-I-O -- The Central East Scorecard
An introduction to the East Austin revitalization efforts.
"...Even people who live in Central East Austin can't always keep straight the flurry of agencies, organizations,..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature

ARA: Neighborhoods Back on Board?
Austin Revitalization Authority gets new board members
"...Hill neighborhood associations once again have representation on the Austin Revitalization Authority, although not without some debate. The two..."

May 21, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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