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What's Historic?
Latest arguments over historic zoning sound like déjà vu
"...historic zoning case, they file it through us," says Steve Sadowsky, chief of the city's Historic Preservation Office. "We..."

Feb. 26, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
The city's historic preservation overhaul lurches toward the council dais
"...successors on the staff, like city Historic Preservation Officer Steve Sadowsky, whose proposed code amendments deviated substantially, and in..."

July 23, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Can This District Be Saved?
The revival of the Warehouse District is rooted in Austin's history – and its popularity is also its peril
"...houses." (Oilcan Harry's was one.) City Historic Preservation Officer Steve Sadowsky assembled for the Down­town Commission and CNU an..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...During the discussion of the removal of the homes, Steve Sadowsky, of the Historic Preservation Office, confirmed that there..."

Dec. 29, 2006 News Feature

Invasion of the McMansions
Tarrytown neighbors outraged over demolition of house they considered historic
"...day crews arrived. She said Austin Historic Preservation Officer Steve Sadowsky "promised me that if a demolition permit reached..."

Aug. 26, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Point Austin: Ribbonless
On or off the dais, looking for a little wisdom along Austin's color line
"...and Reconstruction. The house represented, recalled historic preservation staffer Steve Sadowsky, "the essence of where African-Americans lived [in Austin]...."

April 22, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Then There's This: Saving the Baylor House
The fight to save the home of the woman who saved Clarksville
"...10th well past 1964 – the year Preservation Officer Steve Sadowsky, relying on directories on file at the Austin..."

April 11, 2014 News Column by Amy Smith

Wrecking Ball Stages Surprise Attack in Tarrytown
City does demolition job on Reed Hall, neighborhood morale
"...Historic Preservation Officer Steve Sadowsky says the only appeals the city code allows..."

Oct. 12, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Govalle Neighbors Rally to Save Pecan Grove
City-owned property slated for affordable housing
"...His­tor­ic Preservation Officer Steve Sadow­sky said he discovered the screwup before the scheduled..."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

'Landmark' Lawsuit Rises Again: 'Broken Promise'
The city changed its rules after the last suit, but the plaintiffs argue nothing changed
"...Historic Preservation Officer Steve Sad­ow­sky disagrees. Homeowners "have to provide an affidavit now...."

Nov. 16, 2012 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

About That History? It's Gone.
Developers destroy a little bit more of Eastside history
"...The city's Code Compliance office and His­toric Preservation Officer Steve Sadow­sky were alerted. Big Red Dog Engineering, the company..."

May 4, 2012 News Feature by Cindy Widner

Point Austin: What History Teaches
There are different ways of counting social costs
"...some of that, and the city's historic zoning officer, Steve Sadowsky, believes that the Statesman estimate is "a little..."

Dec. 25, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Preservation Politics
Changes in personnel and direction at the Historic Landmark Commission
"...structures historic, even over the recommendation of Preservation Officer Steve Sadowsky...."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Rainey Street, Ready to Go
Neighbors weigh in on compromise plan to transform Downtown neighborhood
"...George Adams and Greg Guernsey and Historic Preservation Officer Steve Sadowsky, met with Bobby Velasquez and about four dozen..."

Aug. 20, 2004 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Naked City
The Zoning and Platting Commission postpones -- into possible oblivion -- a clutch of historic cases.
"...the Historic Landmark Commission and city historic preservation officer Steve Sadowsky -- who tried to object to the ZAP..."

Nov. 28, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
The City Council turns down historic zoning for cottages on Washington Square
"...1936. Despite their respectable age, City Historic Preservation Officer Steve Sadowsky couldn't bring himself to recommend denying a demolition..."

Nov. 7, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Old Homes = New Yuppies?
The City Council places a 90-day moratorium on new historic zoning cases in the Eastside and creates a task force to examine the relationship between historic zoning and gentrification.
"...Steve Sadowsky of the city's Historic Preservation Office admits the..."

July 19, 2002 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Gentrification Refugees
Jumpolin demo a long time coming, according to city records
"...the owner of the building and the tenant," said Steve Sadowsky, a historic preservation officer with the city. "And..."

Feb. 27, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Queen of the Hill: 3805 Red River Stands Another Day
Demolition efforts are delayed by the HLC
"...Historic Preservation Officer Steve Sadowsky made a compelling case for preservation, dubbing the..."

July 30, 2014 News Post by Anne Harris

Oops!
"...historic Hyde Park home tagged for demolition stated that Steve Sadowsky, the city Historic Preservation officer, overruled the Historic..."

May 30, 2008 Column

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...historic Hyde Park home tagged for demolition stated that Steve Sadowsky, the city Historic Preservation officer, overruled the Historic..."

May 23, 2008 News Feature

Betty Baker Rules
Love her or fear her, Austin's land-use queen rules the city her own way
"...of the Historic Landmark Commission and Historic Preservation Officer Steve Sadowsky, specifically on a home in Pemberton Heights recommended..."

April 2, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

New Rules for Old Buildings: The Historic Task Force
As the task force on historic preservation concludes its work, the outcome remains uncertain
"...lesser extent the Planning Commission – as well as Steve Sadowsky, the city's historic preservation officer – have all..."

April 2, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Court Collision Coming
Council funds AFD overtime, tweaks meetings, orders Texas showdown
"...effect until Sept. 1) already filed against Austin, Mayor Steve Adler, and the entire Council (et al.) by state..."

May 22, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Update: 3805 Red River Historic Zoning Effort
Efforts to save this local landmark continue
"...can be found on the city's website. Please include Steve Sadowski of the Texas Historic Landmarks Commission on all..."

Aug. 25, 2014 Design Post by Anne Harris

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...meeting will review the job performance of city auditor Steve Morgan, whose scrutiny of various city programs may have..."

March 24, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...made to historic structures; and giving Historic Preservation Officer Steve Sadowsky the ability to review remodeling permits to stop..."

Oct. 14, 2005 News Feature

Eastward Expansion
Surfing the wave of gentrification on the Eastside
"...says this building is occupied," conceded historic preservation officer Steve Sadowsky. "That's the responsibility of the person applying for..."

April 10, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Then There's This: The House McKown Built
The emotional fight to save 'the crown of Crestview'
"...Earlier in the evening, Historic Preservation Officer Steve Sadowsky wore the look of a doctor delivering grim..."

Nov. 8, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Then There's This: Razing History
Old home set for demolition to make way for parking lot
"...apart," Commissioner Terri Myers told city Historic Preservation Officer Steve Sadowsky, noting that the incident preceded the hearing on..."

April 26, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

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