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On the Edges of Gentrification, Planning a Different East Riverside Drive
City’s declared goals for the corridor and those of private developers do not necessarily coincide
"...For most Austinites, East Riverside Drive – from I-35 to Texas 71 – is..."

Feb. 15, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Meeting Highlights Opposition to Riverside Development
Audience decries the "sham" public hearing and many aspects of the plan
"...a “community meeting” concerning the major redevelopment proposed for Riverside Drive/South Pleasant Valley Road. The event, held at the..."

March 29, 2019 News Post by Michael King

East Riverside
Master plan at Planning Commission tonight
"...Catching a briefing on the East Riverside Corridor Master Plan at Planning Commission tonight, or planner..."

Feb. 9, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Disappointment After Public Forum on Riverside Mega-Redevelopment
Nobody goes home happy after meeting hits a wall
"...Carver Museum to discuss the major redevelopment proposed for Riverside Drive at South Pleasant Valley Road – the latest..."

April 5, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

The Look, the Feel of East Riverside
City planners to establish design-based code for East Riverside redevelopment
"...To begin moving the East Riverside Corridor Master Plan from vision to reality, city planning..."

May 21, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

New Urbanism Comes to East Riverside
Tranforming car-heavy Riverside into a pedestrian-friendly place to live and work
"...rigorous New Urbanist vision was unveiled for the East Riverside Corridor. Comparable to some of the best plans and..."

July 3, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Project Connect: It’s East Riverside and Highland
Recommendation to CCAG chooses initial corridors for rail
"...Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO), suggested the East Riverside (south and east on East Riverside Drive) and Highland..."

Nov. 15, 2013 News Post by Mac McCann

City Hall Hustle: Riding the Riverside Rail
Which comes first, the train or the passengers?
"...item with the furthest-reaching implications: approval of the East Riverside Corridor Master Plan. An addition to the currently being..."

Feb. 26, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Faster Than Sound: Pop Goes the Arts District
Fight over an empty lot near Riverside Drive intensifies, Xetas’ Kana Harris will open Bluebonnet Records in Lockhart, and Why Bonnie get a peachy opening gig
"...land sits behind an H-E-B near the intersection of Riverside Drive and Pleasant Valley Road. It's planned to house..."

Jan. 11, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

TDH: 6/3/11
SoCo construction controversy; closures at West Campus, Riverside
"...We’ve got updates on closures in West Campus, on Riverside, and construction along South Congress that's troubling to some..."

June 3, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Developing Stories: The Promise of Planning
Can the city deliver on East Riverside?
"...on an ambitious city master plan for transforming East Riverside Drive – nearly a year and a half ago,..."

Feb. 12, 2010 News Column by Katherine Gregor

¿Quieres Chanclar?
East Riverside's "Latin Strip"
"...shouts Omar above the din of music at East Riverside's Club Latino, patting the buckle like a favorite pet...."

Nov. 7, 1997 Music Feature by James E. Garcia

Council Notes
Narrowing the drive through Town Lake Park has been studied to death ... so let's give it more study
"...approved a directive calling for narrowing the segment of Riverside Drive that runs through the park, and asking for..."

Sept. 9, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Bubba Likes It
Barton Springs and Riverside: A Separate Place
"...the obtuse southern corner of Barton Springs Road and Riverside Drive. And we all know the piquant symbolism there,..."

Dec. 6, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Can Project Connect Connect?
Advisory group receives preferred corridor recommendation
"...Group. It runs from Highland on the north to Riverside/Grove on the south, features a new bridge over Lady..."

May 6, 2014 News Post by Michael King

The Town Lake Variance Shuffle
The hike-and-bike trail, questionable developer tactics, and a potential windfall for urban parks all flow together on East Riverside Drive
"...staff, the developer of the project at 222/300 E. Riverside, CWS Capital Partners, may be legally obligated to provide..."

Nov. 24, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

RunTex Gets Run Out of Shop
Court order shuts down running store
"...Carrozza knew his RunTex store’s days were numbered at Riverside and South First, where luxury apartments are slated for..."

April 4, 2013 News Post by Amy Smith

Eastern Rock
Beauty Ballroom and Emo's East are changing the game down by Riverside
"...the rebirth of two former Red River staples has Riverside Drive on the edge of a major overhaul. Emo's..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Features Feature by Abby Johnston

Getting off the Road
Rail will help, roads will help – but so will your decision not to drive today
"...one-time rides. Unlike services like Lyft and Uber, its drivers are not allowed to make a profit...."

June 27, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Human Remains Found in East Austin
Police say making an ID could take a while
"...remains were found at a construction site near East Riverside, and that making a positive identification could take months..."

Dec. 19, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Extend Our Trail (If Not Our Sympathy)
New astroturf org backed by developers pose as anti-developers.
"...controversial project proposed by developer CWS for 200/333 E. Riverside ended with the observation, "Had the site plans that..."

Oct. 2, 2007 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Battle Lines on Town Lake
"...developer CWS Apartment Homes at 222 and 300 E. Riverside Drive. The developer is seeking to build 200’ towers..."

Jan. 30, 2007 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Death of the Neighborhood Library?
Closure of the Southeast Branch Library is Ominous
"...illustration by Doug Potter Like any other library, Austin's Riverside Drive branch has dizzying stores of information, but there's..."

Sept. 5, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Postmarks
Wrong John, Wrong Reason
"...one person submitted a card in opposition to closing Riverside Drive. I attended the council meeting and observed at..."

Aug. 13, 1999 Column

Postmarks
Open Records Good
"...Director, Texans for Public Justice Shuttle Drivers Need Break..."

Sept. 12, 1997 Column

Great Streets, Not So Great Parks
Battle at the park over Riverside Drive
"...landscape architect Earl Broussard prepared two alternatives. One maintained Riverside Drive, the four-lane street that runs parallel to the..."

April 12, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

The Big Picture Map
A comprehensive map of Town Lake Corridor public and private development projects
"...the subject of ROMA's 2000 study (see p.27). A) Riverside Gap: Town Lake Trail Closing the roughly 2-mile gap..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Feature

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Duncan Offers Correction
"...Editor-in-Chief, The Austin Review Don't Close Riverside..."

Sept. 5, 1997 Column

PUD Ordinance in Action
The new South Shore District PUD tests the new PUD ordinance
"...development – a 20-acre mixed-use project proposed at East Riverside and Lakeshore Boulevard – is offering an early look..."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Save Texas Schools Rally
February 23, 2013. 13 photos.
"...Texas Schools March and Rally 2013. Participants marched from Riverside Drive to the Capitol...."

Feb. 27, 2013 Photo Gallery

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