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How Many Villas = MF-6?
NUNA residents feel betrayed, but Villas supporters say the proposed apartment complex is better than the alternative.
"...Star Wars episode, but Austin's code for "multi-family 6" zoning: a rarely applied standard that limits the height of..."

Jan. 25, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Austin @ Large: The Writing on the Wall
If neighborhoods don't embrace Smart Growth, the city as a whole will get stuck with stupid growth.
"...which I am president -- took to the Planning Commission a request that, if approved by the City Council,..."

Dec. 19, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
The Sewers of the Villas
"...Vilification of the Villas on Guadalupe, the supersized, upscale student..."

Jan. 3, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
Villas Goes to Bat
"...The fate of the Villas on Guadalupe will likely be decided today (Thursday) by..."

April 5, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
Villas Passes Step Two
"...Last week the City Council approved a zoning change on second reading for the Villas on Guadalupe..."

March 15, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Austin @ Large: A Healthy Heart
Central Austin neighborhoods should embrace UT, not fight it.
"...for the most radically anti-sprawl, anti-suburb scenario in the Envision Central Texas portfolio -- they mean making their neighborhoods..."

Jan. 23, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

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Our readers talk back.
"...More to the Villas Story..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Column

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Our readers talk back.
"...Goetz Speaks for Villas..."

Feb. 1, 2002 Column

Drag Development Villa-fied
The Villas on Guadalupe goes back to the drawing board.
"...neighborhood activists, especially members of the North University Neighborhood Association, have spent the past few months worrying that a..."

Nov. 16, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

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Our readers talk back.
"...In response to your December 28 article titled "CPS: Protecting Children..."

Feb. 15, 2002 Column

UT Area Cautious -- at Best -- Over Planning Effort
Campus-area residents take their turn in the city's neighborhood-planning spotlight.
"...swath of land dotted with historic structures worthy of preservation, enormous student-housing complexes, and rustic subdivisions, as well as..."

Jan. 17, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
If Mueller is a model, then why wasn't it followed with the Villas?
"...head-to-head with San Francisco's Catellus Development to land the contract to oversee the Mueller project, fired off letters to..."

April 12, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

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Our readers talk back.
"...Don't Blame the Planners..."

Jan. 25, 2002 Column

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Mayor Watson's final days dwindle to a precious few.
"...As hard as we've been ragging on Kirk Watson these past few weeks, it was hard..."

Nov. 9, 2001 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
The battle continues over the Villas at Guadalupe
"...Naked City wanted to bestow that echoic nickname upon the Villas on Guadalupe before someone beat us to..."

Nov. 9, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
"...Battle O'er the Villas, Part 90..."

March 22, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Here Come the Neighborhoods
"...sky, members of the North University Neighborhood Assn. gathered on the steps of City Hall Feb. 25 for a..."

March 1, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Governing Post-Boom Austin
Now that the lawsuits are over, we hope the council campaigns will turn to issues.
"...the most important issue facing Austin is the proper valuation of a signature as a "campaign contribution," or whether..."

April 12, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin at Large: Be Thankful for What We’ve Got
Sometimes, the grinding slog of government bears tasty fruit
"...As we begin the Season of Excess this week, we are mindful that even..."

Nov. 29, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Council's first menu of the year.
"...Formally accept a $500,000 grant from the National Park Service, as well as funds from the state..."

Jan. 11, 2002 News Feature

UT Area Needs More Apartments
"...next to a duplex full of undergrads who are occasionally a problem despite a landlord who's more responsible than..."

Jan. 3, 2006 Postmarks

Naked City
"...Save Our Springs Alliance and the Austin-area community sponsor the "Soul of the City" concert featuring musicians Jimmy..."

Oct. 26, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
Why God Created Lawyers
"...Hyde Park wasn't the only North Central Austin neighborhood straddling the dusty byways of..."

Oct. 19, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
This Week in Council
"...In addition to another round of talk about charter amendments (see..."

March 1, 2002 News Feature

Naked City
This Week in Council ...
"...In addition to deciding whether to borrow $3.57 million to pay..."

Feb. 15, 2002 News Feature

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Austin Stories
"...The University of Texas won approval from the State Board of Education last week..."

Nov. 22, 2002 News Feature

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Austin Stories
"...Advocates and opponents of Austin's holiest parking garage will gather at the..."

Oct. 18, 2002 News Feature

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Austin Stories
"...dogs can be tethered in Austin yards. The ordinance, strongly supported by animal advocates, prescribes the length, weight, and..."

Oct. 11, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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"...Tricks Won't Protect SpringsDear Editor,..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Column

Naked City
Plan it, Damn it!
"...Could Austin soon face its largest citizen uprising since the SOS battle?..."

Feb. 22, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

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