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"...around the community and the country for observations about Sinclair Black. The comments collected below help fill out the..."

March 28, 2008 News Feature

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

March 28, 2008 News Feature

Sinclair's Broadcasting Plans Are Odious
"...Dear Mr. Black, I am a former Austinite of 12 years, relocated..."

Oct. 12, 2004 Postmarks

City Shaper
Beloved – and snubbed – at home, Sinclair Black to be nationally honored for lifetime achievement
"...Sinclair Black has been tagged with all those accolades, and..."

March 28, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

It's All History
The Rise and Fall of Cedar Street
"...was done in jest. Nonetheless, Burke did not forgive Sinclair Black. Best known as the architect who lives on..."

Jan. 30, 1998 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Land Rush
The Early Days
"...This early Eighties rendering by architects Sinclair Black and Andrew Vernooy depicts a proposed Municipal Office..."

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

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.
"...the city's high-profile architects, like his colleague and friend Sinclair Black. But that's not Bell's way. An unassuming gentleman..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Naked City
The City Council considers architects for its new City Hall.
"...In 1984, architect Sinclair Black won a national design contest with his design..."

March 10, 2000 News Feature by Jenny Staff Johnson

Reconnect Austin: Part Two
It's a beautiful vision, but could it work?
"...To Sinclair Black, the mastermind behind Reconnect Austin, those results meant..."

Jan. 31, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Everyone's CNU: Free Public Events
"...Future: Green and GrowingAthena Medal for Lifetime Achievement Award: Sinclair Black Wednesday, April 2, 5:30-7pm, Ballroom ABC Presenters: Will..."

March 28, 2008 News Feature

First International Festival of Short Films
"...Launching into the weirdness from the get-go, McGlashan and Sinclair's The Lounge Bar is a hilarious, disturbing tale of..."

June 18, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Reconnect Austin: Part One
The Great Depression
"...The YouTube video begins with a black-and-white photo of tree-lined East Avenue in 1950. That image..."

Jan. 17, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Austin African American Book Festival Comes to Carver Museum
Authors and activists address the state of Black culture
"...and, like years past, addresses the current state of Black culture and race in America...."

June 21, 2017 Arts Post by Jennifer MacKenzie Murphy

Developing Stories
Liveable City presents 2007 Vision Awards; ROMA Design Group working on initial research stage of Downtown Austin Plan; and architectural team for San Antonio master plan selected
"...Meanwhile, that visionary architect Sinclair Black is celebrating his team's recent selection to produce..."

June 29, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Council Watch
Too Big for Our Bridges: Will Pedestrians Take Back Seat to Traffic? That's an Easy One
"...to $5 million cheaper than the separate bridge. Enter Sinclair Black, Austin's own architectural Don Quixote. Apparently undaunted by..."

April 14, 2000 News Column by Erica C. Barnett

Developing Stories
Two downtown projects uneasily launched
"...a submittal. At worst, the new requirement targeted architect-developer Sinclair Black – who owns Downtown property and whose frank..."

Oct. 13, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Res Publica
Your civic agenda, Sept. 18-25
"...BLACK AUSTIN DEMOCRATS MEETING 6pm. Victory Grill, 1104 E. 11th,..."

Sept. 19, 2008 News Feature

Farewell, Intel Shell
Gigantic Downtown symbol of bust-and-boom economy comes down
"...it! Just in the past few months, civic visionary Sinclair Black had rallied supporters – including the mayor, the..."

Feb. 23, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

You Call This a Plan?
Seaholm District Master Plan Morphs Into the Lumbermen's Tract Subsidy Program
"...effort and Pool, along with fellow member and architect Sinclair Black, supports the current Seaholm plan. Pool is most..."

June 14, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Architect Juan Miro proposes a new plan for the CSC-City Hall complex that's so simple and obvious, it's striking.
"...As rendered by Sinclair Black and then re-rendered by Larry Speck (who, not..."

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

Little City Hall
Architectural Team Picked to Design Scaled-Down Building
"...dean Larry Speck, is designing the CSC buildings) and Sinclair Black (whose firm is designing the AMLI residential tower..."

April 7, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Students Weigh In on Streetcar
Don't let Austin be shown up by Dallas and Houston, say students who advocate rail
"...UT urban design professor Sinclair Black presented a ridership rationale to UDS for why..."

July 25, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

State Theatre: The show will go on, just not very soon
The Austin Theatre Alliance is committed to restoring the flood-damaged State Theatre but expects it to take another 18 months, at least
"...wall and a basement, is also a factor. Architect Sinclair Black is turning the one-story retail building at 721..."

Feb. 9, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Tower of Ill Dispute
When the city settled its boundary dispute with Lumbermen's Investment Corp., it didn't close the book -- it opened up a sequel.
"...of people like community activist Leslie Pool and architect Sinclair Black, two original members of the Seaholm Reuse Planning..."

Sept. 28, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Off the Desk
Willie Lewis announces his re-election bid for city council, opposing Thomas Hollywood Henderson and police officer Danny Thomas; Intel is looking for land in Austin, SOS is being honored for smart growth work.
"...aquifer. Also honored for Smart Growth savvy were architect Sinclair Black, the renovated Driskill Hotel, and the Sutton Company,..."

Jan. 21, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Postmarks
Slusher Kicks Ass!
"...had set up the dressing area wearing her full, "ninja-black" style uniform complete with Sam Browne, holster, cuffs and..."

March 13, 1998 Column

Can This District Be Saved?
The revival of the Warehouse District is rooted in Austin's history – and its popularity is also its peril
"...area into an edgy entertainment district in the 1980s. Black + Vernooy, an architecture and urban design firm, seeded..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

SXSW Announces Film Lineup
Edgar Wright's Baby Driver, Ben Wheatley's Free Fire, and more
"...and documentaries on subjects from the Grateful Dead to Black Lives Matter...."

Jan. 31, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Taming the 12-Lane Monster
Task Force Finalizing Plan to Limit Environmental Damage From Aquifer Freeway
"...Oak Hill landscape architect Gary Basham and Austin architect Sinclair Black came up with a design to take some..."

Dec. 13, 1996 News Feature

Local Palette
Art Tours
"...his house full of beautifully bizarre Raphael-meets-Audubon paintings, and Sinclair Black, wunder-architect of Austin. Each artist provided engaging details..."

Nov. 8, 1996 Arts Feature

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