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The Capitol-View Corridors Conundrum
Downtown Commission gearing up for battle as it begins process of assessing status of city's 35 Capitol-view corridors
"...process of assessing the status of the city's 35 Capitol-view corridors...."

March 2, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Revisiting the Capitol View Corridors: Where's the View?
Window for public comment on Downtown Commission report on corridors closes after May 4
"...Have an opinion about possible changes to the protected Capitol View Corridors? View preservation squawkers – and Downtown economic..."

April 13, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Capitol View Corridors Update
County officials appear unlikely to want to pursue exception to corridors this session
"...unlikely to want to pursue an exception to the Capitol view corridors this session. After a lengthy presentation by..."

Feb. 23, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Developing Stories: The Long Capitol View
The Downtown Commission and Heritage Society of Austin square off over Capitol-view corridors
"..."The Capitol was intended to prevail over other structures, as community..."

June 1, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Capitol View Corridor Debate Moves to Lege
Round Rock Rep. Mike Krusee steps into Capitol view corridors fray
"...R-Round Rock, has stepped into the fray over the Capitol view corridors this session, filing a placeholder bill intended..."

March 16, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Dukes' Views on Capitol Views
Local rep gets award for protecting city skyline.
"...soaring developments in Austin, you can still see the Capitol from many points around town, you should thank Rep...."

Nov. 12, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Developing Stories
Two city boards and commissions take opposing stands on corridor preservation
"...city boards and commissions have taken opposing stands on Capitol View Corridor preservation, with dual representative Jeb Boyt, who..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Council: Robert Rules, OK?
Plaza Saltillo inches forward, Capitol views move East, and tears flow
"...tensions simmered over immigration, questions of “equity” obscured the Capitol views, and the debate continued over Plaza Saltillo: How..."

Feb. 20, 2017 News Post by Michael King

The Downtown Austin Plan
The city unveils its Downtown Plan in progress
"...stops at defining issues and opportunities) began a community review this week. A draft report received an enthusiastic reception..."

Jan. 11, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Tension Mounts at City Council
The dais considers what constitutes “too tall”
"...CM Ora Houston's proposal to explore adding more Eastside "Capitol View Corridors" – banning highrise construction that would obscure..."

Feb. 24, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Sally Shipman, R.I.P.
Former City Council Member will be particularly remembered for devotion to preserving and enhancing city's neighborhoods
"...of her major initiatives was the creation of the Capitol-view corridors, a local institution currently under review (see "Developing..."

June 1, 2007 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
"...participant close to the selection process. The other finalist interviewed, local Barnes Gromatzky Kosarek Architects (with Connolly Architects), is..."

Aug. 31, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
"...for the third time, and warming up for budget review. See "Beside the Point."..."

May 18, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
"...• In an interview with Evan Smith of Texas Monthly, Sen. Kay Bailey..."

Oct. 19, 2007 News Feature

Court Collision Coming
Council funds AFD overtime, tweaks meetings, orders Texas showdown
"...weeks of statewide news on the issue, including a Capitol demo that included the arrest of District 4 Council..."

May 22, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Beside the Point
In the spirit of 'BoA,' BTP presents Best of What's Happening at City Council This Week
"...realms of wonkdom is afoot today, with presentations concerning Capitol view corridors and city board and commission changes at..."

Oct. 12, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Downtown's Tall Order
Where can we put 20,000 new residents?
"...36 and 44 stories – can get a bird's-eye view of the forces sending high-rise housing ever skyward from..."

June 23, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Towers of Power
Are high-rises the key to a middle-class Downtown?
"...housing boom. (The venerable Westgate Tower next to the Capitol is taller, at 25 stories.) Fairfield Residential's Milago is..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

'Landmark' Lawsuit Rises Again: 'Broken Promise'
The city changed its rules after the last suit, but the plaintiffs argue nothing changed
"...a building at 12th and Colorado that obstructed the view of the Capitol for many Westsiders – thus inspiring..."

Nov. 16, 2012 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

I Plan, Therefore I Am
A Downtown Planning Timeline
"...1880s: The new State Capitol -- the state's third -- goes up between 1882..."

Jan. 30, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Cap Metro: Riding the Shuffle Bus
Downtown bus routes shift
"...many county buildings, too many things that are on [Capitol] view corridors."..."

June 20, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Seaholm Powers Ahead
Plan to transform historic power plant into mixed-use mecca should move one step closer to fruition at City Council Thurs­day
"...Due to Capitol View Corridor restrictions, just one major tower can rise..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The 'Obamacare' Scare
GOP employs national playbook in Travis County House races
"...is an everyday reality. She said: "Thanks to the Capitol view corridors, they see the Capitol. It's not this..."

Oct. 22, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Top 10 Developing Stories
Lessons Learned
"...2,300 planned. Most City Hall newsy: The spat over Capitol View Corridors, $124 million in new flood controls for..."

Jan. 4, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Top 10 Developing Stories
Lessons Learned
"...2,300 planned. Most City Hall newsy: The spat over Capitol View Corridors, $124 million in new flood controls for..."

Jan. 4, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Headlines
"...• So much for Capitol view corridors: Massive repairs to the state Capitol began..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature

On the Lege
Pro-gambling interests try their luck again; and other Lege news
"...as shootin', another wager is in play at the Capitol to expand Texas' gambling footprint beyond the boundaries of..."

March 16, 2007 News Column by Amy Smith

Naked City
"...Stay up to date on important developments at the Capitol, City Hall, and elsewhere with our Breaking News e-mail..."

Feb. 9, 2007 News Feature

Can This District Be Saved?
The revival of the Warehouse District is rooted in Austin's history – and its popularity is also its peril
"...Warehouse District boundaries (none of which are height-restricted by Capitol view corridors) are entitled to an 8:1 floor-to-area ratio..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
"...• The Crestview Neighborhood Association has called for residents to show up..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature

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