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2011 Heritage Society of Austin Homes Tour: The Bold and the Beautiful
Fire up the nav system on Saturday for the Heritage Society's Homes Tour
"...We've spent some fascinating afternoons with the Heritage Society of Austin over the years, but the 19th..."

April 5, 2011 Design Post by Anne Harris

Heritage Tree Ordinance Takes Root
Tree lovers stand their ground – and win
"...vote last week, the City Council passed a so-called Heritage Tree Ordinance, which aims to tighten restrictions on the..."

Feb. 12, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Jewels of Castle Hill
The Heritage Society of Austin's Spring 2009 historic home tour.
"...invade the narrow streets west of Lamar for The Heritage Society of Austin's Jewels of Castle Hill home tour...."

May 3, 2009 Design Post by Anne Harris

Can This District Be Saved?
The revival of the Warehouse District is rooted in Austin's history – and its popularity is also its peril
"...among district property owners and among groups including the Heritage Society of Austin (originally opposed, now in support), the..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Developing Stories: The Long Capitol View
The Downtown Commission and Heritage Society of Austin square off over Capitol-view corridors
"...groups – the city's Downtown Commission and the nonprofit Heritage Society of Austin – that hold differing opinions as..."

June 1, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Silent Partner
You don't hear much about Wayne Bell when the Long Center for the Performing Arts is discussed. That may be because this honored Austin architect is low-key, modest, the consummate team player. But he's the point man on this $60 million project and arts writer Robi Polgar reveals how integral he is in getting it built in a calm, orderly, informed, and successful way.
"...downtown," Bell says, "then I got active with the Heritage Society, and Sinclair got active with downtown merchants, and..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

The Best of Oktoberfest
Seven local picks for celebrating pretzels, brats, and beer
"...the Central Texas Dachshund Rescue. Oktoberfest at the German-Texan Heritage Society..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Food Feature by Emily Beyda

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

Nov. 23, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

The Secret History
That a man from San Antonio named Richard Santos has as much to add to the world of Jewish intellectual pursuits as an attorney named Rosen is as fascinating as it should be obvious, David Garza writes after he attended the Texas Jewish Historical Society's 22nd annual gathering. For the first time, perhaps, an entirely constructive revision may be taking place in the history of those we call the "people of the Book."
"...history of Catholic clerics at the Texas Jewish Historical Society's 22nd annual conference may not be readily obvious. As..."

May 11, 2001 Books Feature by David Garza

Developing Stories
Two city boards and commissions take opposing stands on corridor preservation
"...Stan Haas. In response to concerns raised by the Heritage Society of Austin (whose directors, Julian Read and Joe..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
The city's historic preservation overhaul lurches toward the council dais
"...conflicting desires of multiple stakeholders. These included the long-established Heritage Society of Austin, the newly formed PreserveAustin group (which..."

July 23, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Ho-Ho-Homegrown Holidays
Austin's independent "iconic" businesses hope we'll all put them on our list
"...idea in the context of IBIZ districts, is the Heritage Society of Austin. "We're excited about participating in this..."

Dec. 8, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Capitol View Corridor Debate Moves to Lege
Round Rock Rep. Mike Krusee steps into Capitol view corridors fray
"...community is greeting Krusee's bill with open arms. The Heritage Society of Austin, for instance, still fears who will..."

March 16, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Downtown Bound
City to Lease Downtown Lots to Residential Developers
"...we want in downtown." --Matt Kreisle, leader of the Heritage Austin downtown-vision effort. photograph by Jana Birchum Of course,..."

Nov. 28, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Wrecking Ball Stages Surprise Attack in Tarrytown
City does demolition job on Reed Hall, neighborhood morale
"...John Donisi, president of the Heritage Society of Austin, also takes issue with the city's..."

Oct. 12, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

After a Fashion
Stephen has to go all the way to Seattle and Tijuana just to appreciate Austin style
"...donor and sponsor for such nonprofits as Arthouse, the Heritage Society of Austin, Austin Film Society, and Texas Film..."

Jan. 26, 2007 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Old Homes = New Yuppies?
The City Council places a 90-day moratorium on new historic zoning cases in the Eastside and creates a task force to examine the relationship between historic zoning and gentrification.
"...true or not." Meanwhile, Julie Morgan Hooper of the Heritage Society of Austin -- the city's leading historic preservation..."

July 19, 2002 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Day Trips
"...The Texas Wendish Heritage Museum in Serbin may be the final legacy of..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Homemade History
Las Manitas, the Pérez sisters, and a usable past
"...thoughtful urban planning guide commissioned by the city – "Heritage Austin: A Community-Based Vision." It addresses the precise issue..."

July 21, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Making It Happen
The 2007 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...the arts, in their deep value to life and society, is such that they will step forward without prompting..."

June 1, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Your Guide to Austin Museum Day
Discover Austin-area museums Sunday, Sept. 22, for free!
"...These museums reflect the city's cultural heritage, and include artifacts such as books, art, and stories..."

Sept. 18, 2019 Events Post

Modernism and Me
Modernism and those funny feelings at the Heritage Society of Austin's Mid-Century Modern Heritage Homes Tour
"...The Heritage Society of Austin (motto: "This isn't your grandmother's heritage..."

May 30, 2008 Design Post by Cindy Widner

Keeping Pace, Culturally
Proposition 4 calls for an investment in cultural facilities for the city, and, Austin, it's time
"...Austin Studios and Zach. The African American Cultural and Heritage Facility, the Asian American Resource Center, and the MACC..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Where the Money Goes
"...• Austin Film Society/Austin Studios: $5 million to provide full soundproofing and air..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Quills
"...writers and their sexual boundaries -- and those of society at large -- is familiar territory for director Kaufman,..."

Dec. 29, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Revisiting the Capitol View Corridors: Where's the View?
Window for public comment on Downtown Commission report on corridors closes after May 4
"...properties," said Joe Pinnelli, a former president of the Heritage Society of Austin. "The city's minimal ethics requirements seem..."

April 13, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Historical Revision
Rainey Neighbors Debate the Future of Their Neighborhood
"...powerful opposition to the Rainey neighbors came from the Heritage Society of Austin and its allies in the historic-preservation..."

April 14, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

School Ties
"...be the crowd-pleasing, prep-school, period piece that Dead Poets Society was, yet when combined with the sincerity necessitated by..."

Sept. 18, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

How Does TDR Work?
"...development rights. Neither the Downtown Austin Alliance nor the Heritage Society is convinced that's currently the case in Austin...."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Food-o-File
Hatch chiles weather the storm, Jane King leaves Central Market for Patricia's Lunchbox, Bill Norris of Fino heads to Queensland with his Bee Sting, and Bennigan's lives on while Ararat goes nomadic
"...monthly four-course Zodiac Dinner ($35, BYOB) at the German-Texan Heritage Society (507 E. 10th, 482-0927) celebrating the zodiac sign..."

Aug. 8, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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