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Land Rush
The Early Days
"...1970s, when the idea of a downtown waterfront civic complex began to coalesce, there were no skyscrapers in Austin,..."

Dec. 11, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Little City Hall
Architectural Team Picked to Design Scaled-Down Building
"...it will be by the Computer Sciences Corp. headquarters complex, which -- being built and paid for by a..."

April 7, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Downtown Developments
"...Built more than 60 years ago, the long-vacant office building once was considered "the nerve center for Texas,"..."

Feb. 5, 1999 News Feature

I Plan, Therefore I Am
A Downtown Planning Timeline
"...1930s: Depression-era make-work projects in Downtown include the city Municipal Building and the new Travis County Courthouse...."

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

If You Build It ...
What Dreams May Come
"...the Austin MarketPlace and Scott Young's proposed Museum Park office complex are scoring high on the city's Smart Growth..."

Feb. 5, 1999 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Sinclair Black: Transforming Visions
Sinclair Black – Austin's original New Urbanist
"...When Black + Vernooy opened its office on West Fourth in 1979, it stimulated the area's..."

March 28, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
Architect Juan Miro proposes a new plan for the CSC-City Hall complex that's so simple and obvious, it's striking.
"...on it, we might yet turn the CSC/City Hall complex into a product of urban design, rather than of..."

Sept. 8, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The More Things Change...
"...often, this means apartments on top, storefronts or small offices below. That leaves about nine dozen different uses that..."

Jan. 8, 1999 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

More Voices: Sinclair Black
"...City Hall competition entry, the development of his own offices and surrounding buildings on Fourth Street and endless hours..."

March 28, 2008 News Feature

Lost in Space
Do They Know the Way in San Jose?
"...bigger than all its restaurants combined.) And there are offices, mostly mid-rises grouped in pretentious clusters with names like..."

Dec. 22, 1995 News Feature

Waller, Waller Everywhere
Is Griffith Up Waller Creek Without a Paddle?
"...Texas-style political shootout over a doomed plan for a municipal office complex at the foot of the creek left..."

Jan. 23, 1998 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Downtown Bound
City to Lease Downtown Lots to Residential Developers
"...higher rents and dollar volumes produced by hotels, retail complexes, facilities for tourists, and other "destination" amenities with little..."

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

The Battle for the Springs: A Chronology
"...Brooks (Yates' mother).1983 City Council approves creation of four municipal utility districts to provide water and sewage service to..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature

It's Not Easy Being Green
The city's Office of Sustainability is still trying to find a sustainable mission
"...Lucia Athens is the City of Austin's Chief Sustainability Officer. Hired in 2010, Athens became the official shepherd of..."

April 5, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Prepare for Departure
Mueller Airport Redevelopment Project Inches Toward Council Approval
"...tale of the death and transfiguration of Robert Mueller Municipal Airport. A generation has now been spent on the..."

June 30, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Computer Sciences Corporation prepares to sign a contract with the city to develop on three blocks of lakeside land.
"...gave its blessing to the information technology giant's proposed office complex on three blocks of city-owned property, but CSC..."

Feb. 11, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

CSC Who?
"...thanks to an impressive "alignment" arranged through Mayor Watson's office, the growing giant may solve a problem that has..."

Dec. 11, 1998 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

The Human Element
"...will operate the new 80,000 square-foot, 250-bed shelter. The complex will also house a 11,000 square-foot clinic and resource..."

Feb. 5, 1999 News Feature by Bryan Mealer

Point Austin: On Voting, Endorsements, and Sincerity
It's put up or shut up time at the municipal polls
"...U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments in Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District No. 1 v. Attorney General Eric H...."

May 1, 2009 News Column by Michael King

'Chronicle' Endorsements
May 10 municipal elections
"...The May 10 municipal election ballot will not be very long but will..."

May 9, 2008 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

'Chronicle' Endorsements
May 10 municipal elections
"...The May 10 municipal election ballot will not be very long but will..."

April 25, 2008 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Naked City
Council adopts the four-years-in-the-making Mueller redevelopment plan.
"...City Hall loves the idea of revamping the former municipal airport into a cutting-edge, pedestrian-friendly, transit-oriented, brand New Urban..."

Dec. 8, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Playback: Come & Take It
On Austin as a metal town, and a leaked shortlist for the next Austin Music Office boss
"...that contemporaneously, building 4 of the 2015 E. Riverside complex is seemingly cursed for live music. From 2012 to..."

July 7, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Naked City
Rethinking Robert Mueller
"...the airport site for a new and grand state office complex. This leaves the city's consultant-prepared RMMA Redevelopment and..."

Sept. 17, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Playback – Agents of Change: Downtown Clubs vs. Downtown Hotels
Can clubs and hotels coexist in Downtown Austin?
"...On Sept. 11, representatives from the four-person municipal office placed sound-monitoring devices inside a room on the..."

Nov. 27, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Endorsements
"...Wes Benedict's persistence – not only in running for office, but in holding the council's feet to the fire..."

May 5, 2006 News Feature

Endorsements
"...Wes Benedict's persistence – not only in running for office, but in holding the council's feet to the fire..."

April 28, 2006 News Feature

Talking Trash
A huge garbage dump in northeast Travis County causes a stink with its neighbors.
"...Joyce Best. The three women live near mountains of municipal waste deposited in three adjacent landfills, located between U.S...."

May 17, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Endorsements
"...Wes Benedict's persistence – not only in running for office, but in holding the council's feet to the fire..."

May 12, 2006 News Feature

Your Beautiful New Home
Welcome to the City Hall you thought would never come
"...government burst its seams decades ago at the old Municipal Building at Eighth and Colorado, the site of every..."

Nov. 19, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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