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Then There's This: Montopolis Is Cool With Uncool
East Austin neighborhood aims to fend off gentrification
"...that used to be known as Poverty Island, the Montopolis neighborhood in Southeast Austin – "Area 5" in real..."

March 28, 2014 News Column by Amy Smith

City's Zero Energy Homes Prove Too Pricey for Montopolis
Energy efficient building project proves fiscally impractical for current neighborhood location
"...Drive, on an undeveloped swath of land in the Montopolis neighborhood, one of Austin's most disadvantaged areas. The electrically..."

April 29, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

City on Montopolis Negro School: Ours, Through Eminent Domain
City must agree to terms with Austin Stowell
"...City lawyers have moved to seize the Montopolis Negro School from KEEP Invest­ment Group's Austin Stowell through..."

July 13, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Montopolis Battle Lines
Neighborhood dispute lingers after council approves housing project
"...the fight over a proposed affordable housing development in Montopolis, La Estancia Del Rio, had the potential to turn..."

Oct. 26, 2012 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Zero-Energy Homes and Hope Break Ground in Montopolis
The city shoots for energy efficiency and affordability in low-income neighborhood
"...on 13 acres of undeveloped land in Southeast Austin's Montopolis neighborhood, the city of Austin has been quietly making..."

Feb. 4, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Wake Up Montopolis!
"...morning. Just a question to the sleepy people around Montopolis, wondering if they are all drunk or drugged-up and..."

Jan. 4, 2009 Postmarks

Montopolis Is Gastationopolis
"...Dear Editor, I live in the Montopolis neighborhood, but I think we should change the name..."

July 24, 2008 Postmarks

Low and Outside
Playing Ball With the Big Boys in Montopolis
"...corner of Riverside and Vargas, one block east of Montopolis Drive, lies a community soccer field. It is not,..."

Jan. 12, 1996 News Feature

Man With the Movie Camera
Justin Sherburn & Montopolis' silent film score is a hit!
"...The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, etc. Justin Sherburn & Montopolis, matched to Man With a Movie Camera – which..."

July 10, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Eastside Parents Want Bus Routes Back
Reduced service in Montopolis, Johnston Terrace bad for students, activists claim
"...Remap project, removed stops in the Johnston Terrace and Montopolis neighborhoods, both of which the parents say were widely..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

The Time Machine: Top Hits of Every Decade for a Century
Montopolis goes multimedia and transtemporal in live concert
"...performed live by composer Justin Sherburn and his all-star Montopolis outfit...."

Jan. 11, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Council Watch
City Council members award themselves a raise; neighborhood residents protest looser rules governing backyard cottages; and the council approves a convention center parking lot on property whose owner doesn't want to sell.
"...Making Plans for Montopolis..."

May 19, 2000 News Column by Kevin Fullerton

APD Needs More Officers Like Lynch
"...see, I live about a block from the notorious Montopolis crack house on Short Kemp. While I never met..."

Aug. 26, 2012 Postmarks

A Whole New Ball Game
Stakeholders say Colorado River Park can serve a lot of different needs.
"...such preservationist impulses. At a mid-November meeting at the Montopolis Recreation Center, the second of three planning sessions designed..."

Dec. 17, 1999 News Feature by Dan Oko

Public Notice: The New Industrial Revolution?
Is Mayor Adler our Teddy Roosevelt?
"...The new Montopolis Recreation and Community Center will be a joint use..."

Jan. 22, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Reporting Needs To Be More In-Depth
"...on the proposed apartment complex and was very disappointed [“Montopolis Battle Lines,” News, Oct. 26]. Nowhere in the story..."

Oct. 30, 2012 Postmarks

Job Training: Boon or Bust?
"...But Montopolis resident Susana Almanza doesn't believe that job training programs..."

March 27, 1998 News Feature

Tamaladas y Posadas
Mexican Christmas Traditions Alive and Well in Austin
"...candlelight procession from the Fairway Village Apartments to the Montopolis Recreation Center. The children from the apartment community participated..."

Dec. 20, 1996 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Cactus Rose Supporters Ask for Delay on Rezoning
Mobile home residents to be dislocated for market-rate apartments and retail complex
"...filed the application last year, wants to rezone the Montopolis property where the Cactus Rose Mobile Home Park currently..."

June 17, 2016 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Over Troubled Waters
Eastside bridge destroyed after Memorial Day floods
"...the Eastside, including sections of Northeast Austin and also Montopolis, where resident Stefan Wray sent along a photo of..."

June 12, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

The Secret's Out
City bans Eastside tubes & swimmers
"...to take down Secret Beach and swimming under the Montopolis Bridge along with it. Last Thursday, City Council passed..."

Oct. 25, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, March 3-10
"...Presbyterian Church, 3003 Northland; Metz Rec Center, 2407 Canterbury; Montopolis Rec Center, 1200 Montopolis. www.cityofaustin.org/parks/communityengagement.htm. Saturday05..."

March 4, 2011 News Column

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...of Austin broke ground last Friday in southeast Austin's Montopolis neighborhood on a new 81-home subdivision with the stated..."

Dec. 23, 2005 News Feature

B-Boy City Freestylin'
Roméo Navarro's freewheeling philosophy of dance has inspired a vibrant freestyle dance community in Austin for the past decade, and now his B-Boy City events, gathering 350-400 dancers from all over the South and Southwest and points beyond, are realizing a dream of freestylin' dancers on an even grander scale.
"...the dancers came streaming through the doors of the Montopolis Recreation Center. Mark Navarro remembers, "There were people from..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Arts Feature by Deborah Hay

Council Watch
The council approves on first reading an East Austin apartment complex 500 feet away from a plant where toxic chemicals are stored, but some council members are promising to scuttle the project if it comes back for final approval.
"...out from under a 112-unit apartment complex proposed on Montopolis Drive. The venture, were it built, could stake a..."

June 30, 2000 News Column by Kevin Fullerton

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Montopolis Misconception..."

June 2, 2000 Column

Naked City
The Colorado River Park plan enters its final stages, but several details, including the relocation of a bike path and a proposed environmental assessment, have to be worked out.
"...they'll get their fields -- part of the planned Montopolis Sports Complex -- many East Austin residents feel that..."

Jan. 28, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

Public Notice
Caution: Arrows Soaring
"...The fine folk from Montopolis Neighborhood Center, TreeFolks, and the Sustainable Food Center invite..."

Feb. 5, 1999 Column by Kate X Messer

Bond Election Cliffs Notes
General Obligation Bonds
"...improvements to the long-in-the-making Colorado River Park north of Montopolis, the "Zilker of the East," and lots of land..."

Oct. 23, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Fighting to Stay
As Austin's housing market booms, its poorest residents fight to exist
"...case, tenants at Cactus Rose Mob­ile Home Park in Montopolis are currently scrambling to delay their forthcoming removal (see..."

April 15, 2016 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

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