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What's Next for Rosewood?
The transformation of Rosewood Courts is the centerpiece of a larger neighborhood plan
"...and a fat white Chihuahua runs to greet me. Rosewood Courts, as it currently stands, feels parklike and friendly...."

Aug. 22, 2014 News Feature by Katie Pearl Halloran

Whither Rosewood Courts?
The fight to save the first public housing complex for African-Ameri­cans in the U.S
"...buildings stand and fall apart, no one will remember Rosewood," said Alexis Henderson, Rosewood Courts resident of five years...."

Jan. 31, 2014 News Feature by Lizzie Jespersen

Rosewood Courts Vote Gets Pushback
HACA opposes historic zoning for entire complex
"...come home and be happy. Some want to keep Rosewood for the memories, but we have people actually living..."

March 4, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Rosewood Courts Historic-Zoning Talks Continue
Future uncertain for the first African-American public housing complex in the country
"...The plan to grant Rosewood Courts historic designation is coming along slowly, residents learned..."

May 6, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

If Not Rosewood, Then Chalmers?
D3 CM would like to see Chalmers upgraded
"...and Urban Development Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant to revitalize Rosewood Courts, District 3 Council Member Pio Renteria would encourage..."

March 25, 2016 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Council: Rosewood Moves Forward
Nondiscrimination ordinance stalls
"...eventual approval to initiate historic zoning for East Austin’s Rosewood Courts, which was the first African-American public housing project..."

Feb. 26, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Council: Rosewood Moves Forward
Nondiscrimination ordinance stalls

March 4, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Living History
The debate on how best to honor the history of Rosewood Courts continues
"...Residents of Rosewood Courts, a public housing complex flanked by Chicon and..."

March 25, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Your Tax Dollars at Play
The Rosewood Entertainment Center
"...to turn an abandoned, boarded-up grocery store at 2334 Rosewood into the entertainment center by next autumn - will..."

July 28, 1995 News Feature

Naked City
A motion to rename Rosewood Avenue after controversial East Austin activist Dorothy Turner is back on the council agenda after a unanimous rejection in 1998.
"...a Dorothy Turner? The debate over whether to rename Rosewood Avenue for the controversial Eastside activist -- voted down..."

March 2, 2001 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Tomcats
"...have switched genres, moving from 1997's harrowing lynching drama Rosewood to this year's David Arquette-and-a-big-dog comedy See Spot Run,..."

March 30, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Short Unhappy Life of Sophia King
The APD shooting death of Sophia King was a tragedy waiting to happen.
"...fell, on the grass behind her apartment at the Rosewood Courts housing project, where she was known and feared..."

Aug. 2, 2002 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Street Wise
Steeped in History
"...words hardly seems appropriate to Dorothy Turner's legacy. Yet Rosewood Avenue too has a legacy, and it's been nearly..."

Sept. 11, 1998 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Food-O-File
A glimpse of SXSW 2014
"...is more interesting activity along the East 11th and Rosewood corridor just east of Downtown. The new Rosewood Community..."

March 22, 2013 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Miles and Miles of Canvas
For 2011, the Texas Biennial lives up to its name by spreading across the state
"...and a vacant house in the 1300 block of Rosewood – but now the Biennial stretches to every point..."

April 8, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Place at the Long Table
The complex, nuanced, unmistakable taste of Juneteenth, 139 years later
"...mélange of elements and look beyond the fence surrounding Rosewood Park (the heart and soul of Austin's Juneteenth), past..."

June 17, 2005 Food Feature by Toni Tipton-Martin

Naked City
The council listens for four hours as proponents and opponents of the doomed motion to change Rosewood Avenue to Dorothy Turner Avenue make their case; the motion failed for lack of a second.
"...over Council Member Danny Thomas' doomed motion to rename Rosewood Avenue for controversial Eastside activist Dorothy Turner quickly veered..."

March 9, 2001 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Bad Medicine?
If Austin's Public Clinics Go Private, the Poor Could Suffer
"...Nurse Angie Diaz attends to client Nubia Rivera at Rosewood-Zaragosa Clinicphotograph by Jana Birchum Three weeks ago, Linda arrived..."

Nov. 22, 1996 News Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

Eastside Community Organizations
"...(NAACP Community Development Resource Center: 2209 Rosewood, 477-5541)..."

July 21, 1995 News Feature

Austin's Pool System Will Collapse If We Don't Save It
Shall we dive in?
"...of what is now center city (see map, below): Rosewood, Zaragoza, West Austin, Metz, Big and Little Stacy, Shipe,..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Estate Sale Roundup: March 21-23
Rested up from the fest? Let's explore residences, past and present.
"...chandeliers. Some of the furniture includes an unusual solid rosewood drop-front secretary; two bars consisting of a rare Mid..."

March 20, 2014 Design Post by Anne Harris

After 18 Months, APD Releases Report on King Shooting
The APD report on the Sophia King shooting answers some questions, leaves others unaddressed
"...who was shot and killed by police at the Rosewood Courts housing project in June of 2002. King, described..."

Feb. 20, 2004 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Pointing Fingers
Local NAACP leaders recently announced the results of their inquiry into the June shooting death of 23-year-old Sophia King, leveling much of the responsibility on the Housing Authority of the city of Austin.
"...leader Nelson Linder says inadequate security measures at the Rosewood Avenue apartments where King lived probably contributed to her..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Sophia King: A Brief Chronology
A chronology of the life of Sophia King
"...Washington apartments, and she and her children move into Rosewood Courts...."

Aug. 2, 2002 News Feature

Road to Recovery
A private health care consultant has improved efficiency at the county's primary health care clinics. Looming Medicaid cuts protenda new crisis.
"...has before as a family practice physician at the Rosewood-Zaragosa health clinic. She's happy about that -- kind of...."

Sept. 15, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Carrying the Burden
During Gov. Bush's campaign for his party's presidential nomination last fall, reporters asked the candidate to comment on a federal government report asserting that many Texans, including large numbers of children, were going to bed hungry. "I saw the report that children in Texas are going hungry. Where?" he demanded, going on to say, "You'd think the governor would have heard if there are pockets of hunger in Texas." Indeed, you would, especially if one of those pockets is just a few miles from his front door, Virginia B. Wood explains as she explores the very pockets of hunger in Austin Bush has difficulty fathoming.
"...It's the third Wednesday morning of the month. Rosewood Apartments resident Heather Moore is babysitting her niece and..."

April 28, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Postmarks
Turner Is Worthy
"...The many Austinites she's helped and inspired who want Rosewood Street renamed for her could certainly care less...."

Sept. 25, 1998 Column

10 of Austin's Best Halloween and Día de los Muertos Parties and Events for 2019
These haunted listings won't be here long
"...ages. Through Oct. 31. $11. Starting area: 1006 Colorado Rosewood's Halloween Lawn Party..."

Oct. 16, 2019 Events Post

Austin Chefs on What "Locally Sourced" Means to Them
Small gardens have big impact on flavor
"...of the Gulf," said Jesse DeLeon, executive chef at Rosewood...."

Oct. 19, 2018 Food Feature by R.T. Frank

Nonprofits and the City's Quest for Affordable Housing
Helping usher Austin out of a quagmire of inequality
"...to construct the 186 units at Santa Rita Courts, Rosewood Courts, and Chalmers Courts. Each continues to serve residents..."

July 14, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

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