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Beside the Point: Somewhere Over the Dais
Pay no attention to the man sleeping under the bridge
"...The Wizard of Oz – of the struggles of Austin's homeless...."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Will Towering Condos Spring to City Approval?
Developers tout proposed high-rise as perfect fit for Downtown; neighbors aren't so sure
"...critical questions that have been lurking throughout the city's downtown boom...."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
The Downtown Austin Alliance presented its annual Impact Awards to groups and individuals responsible for "revitalizing" the Central Business District, but not everyone is happy with what they consider downtown gentrification.
"...organization has been most responsible for setting off the downtown construction boom that's changing life as we know it..."

Jan. 19, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

CSC: It's a Good Thing
"...positive impacts that the CSC proposal will bring to Austinites for generations to come, but also trivializes the position..."

April 2, 1999 Column

Going With the Flow
The LCRA Connection
"...hardly see the LCRA and its general manager, former Austin City Councilmember Mark Rose, as allies. Instead, LCRA is..."

Sept. 4, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A Great Big Bundle of Rail and Roads
Council moves transportation bonds toward a November vote
"...bridge over Lady Bird Lake, up Trinity Street in Downtown, through the UT-Austin campus via San Jacinto Boulevard, up..."

Aug. 8, 2014 News Feature by Mac McCann

House Sitting
The Dickinson-Hannig House looks for a home
"...The Heritage Society of Austin has proposed moving the stone house instead to Brush..."

Nov. 23, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Battle Lines Drawn on Convention Center Expansion
Arguments escalate on how to spend hotel occupancy tax revenue
"...Both friends and foes of an expanded Austin Convention Center sought to escalate the conflict this week,..."

June 14, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
"...sufficient evidence to connect police officers to wrongdoing." -- Austin Police Chief Stan Knee, talking to the Chronicle in..."

Sept. 5, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Vision of a New Republic
Plans for the Revitalization of Republic Square
"...vice-president of Southern Union Gas, was chair of the Downtown Austin Alliance in 1997-98, she was determined to focus..."

July 13, 2001 News Feature by Chale Nafus

Take Five
In the Place 5 Race, Activism Is the Operative Word
"...between the campaign finance reformer, the bicycle advocate, the downtown Austin advocate, the neighborhoods advocate, or the disabilities advocate...."

April 14, 2000 News Feature by Jenny Staff Johnson

The Lay of the Land
Timing Is Everything
"...entire Central Texas region panicked en masse about growth, downtown renewal ceased to be a boondoggle unworthy of broad..."

Feb. 5, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...involved with anything to do with the city of Austin." The healthcare industry is another avenue he's considering delving..."

Aug. 1, 1997 News Feature

This Ain't No KOA
Don't Let the Tent Flap Hit You on Your Way Out...
"...until you know who he is: Urubek is the Austin police lieutenant in charge of fielding questions about the..."

Feb. 16, 1996 News Feature by Audrey Duff

How Does TDR Work?
"...Although new to Austin, transfer of develop­ment rights has been used elsewhere to..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

'Balancing' the Homeless
Proposed laws would recriminalize the usual suspects
" on the streets, either, if you're homeless in Austin. The city is currently considering four proposed changes to..."

Nov. 26, 2004 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Tunnel Vision
The New Waller Creek
"...concluded the Chronicle's last look, a year ago, at Austin's most glorious drainage ditch and the eternal question of..."

July 12, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Odds on Mayor Adler’s $720 Million Mobility Bond
Is the plan just daring enough to work?
"...pitch on the mobility bond ballot proposition to a Downtown Demo­crat­ic group. It was a fairly rushed and truncated..."

Oct. 28, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Developing Stories: Park Once, Invest Twice
Two new city-owned parking garages would pay for themselves under enterprising proposal
"..."This is a golden moment in the history of Downtown Aus­tin," asserted Council Member Brewster McCracken at last week's..."

Nov. 23, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Pushing Skyward on West Seventh
Another supertall condominium tower seeks to push envelope of what Austin accepts as Downtown
"...tower that seeks to push the envelope of what Austin accepts as Downtown. This test-case project – a 32-story,..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

A Colossal Wreck
The Intel Building and its discontents
"...was an eyesore, a civic embarrassment, a symbol of Austin's high tech downturn and the costs of Smart Growth,..."

Nov. 16, 2001 News Feature by Michael Erard

Competing Tunnel Visions
Traffic Solutions at Sixth and Lamar
"...a crosswalk at the intersection. As much as West Austin retailers would like to cultivate small-town charm along Fifth..."

Jan. 30, 1998 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Working on the Railroad
The regional Transit Working Group is poised to make progress on passenger rail
"...Metro, the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, and the Austin-San Antonio Intermunicipal Commuter Rail District...."

Feb. 22, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Farewell, Intel Shell
Gigantic Downtown symbol of bust-and-boom economy comes down
" compresses in haikulike fashion the meteoric arc of Austin's bust-and-boom economy over the past seven years. (That's about..."

Feb. 23, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
"...In the face of opposition from the Downtown Austin Alliance, the city's Design Commission has asked city..."

June 7, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Off the Desk
Willie Lewis announces his re-election bid for city council, opposing Thomas Hollywood Henderson and police officer Danny Thomas; Intel is looking for land in Austin, SOS is being honored for smart growth work.
"...former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Thomas "Hollywood" Henderson, an East Austin youth advocate, as well as Austin police officer and..."

Jan. 21, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Reflecting on the Deal
"...against CSC proposal): "Last year, City Council created the Downtown Development Advisory Group (DDAG). The group's purpose ... is..."

Dec. 11, 1998 News Feature

Brown Right To Fight
" Austin Bahá'í Abolish Affirmative Action..."

Sept. 19, 1997 Column

Developing Stories
Getting back to our Wooldridge Square roots
"...the presidency there. It's named after the mayor of Austin from 1909 to 1919. Shaped like a giant bowl,..."

Aug. 3, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

After a Fashion
Stephen explores the melting pot that is ... HEB?
"...DOWNTOWN "When you're alone and life is making you lonely,..."

April 21, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

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