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3rd ANNUAL BENEFIT CONCERT: OCTOBER 8

Thanks to the generosity of C3 Presents, Waller Creek Conservancy is looking forward to our third, best-yet annual benefit concert at Stubb’s on October 8. Join us for an official ACL Late Night Show with headlining act Fitz and The Tantrums with Austin native, Max Frost. Tickets are available online for $29.50 (plus fees) by clicking here. For the opportunity to sponsor a table at our pre-show dinner prepared by celebrity Chef Tim Love, or to volunteer, please contact lpwhite@wallercreek.org for more details. We will see you on October 8!

History of Palm School

On the corner of Cesar Chavez and the I-35 frontage road stands the old Palm School building, the current home of the Travis County Health and Human Services and Veteran Services building, but the building is best known as the elementary school that stood in service to the communities of East Austin for 84 years before closing in 1976.

A Second Linear Urban Creek Redevelopment for Central Texas

San Antonio is making plans to redevelop an under-utilized urban creek of their own. The San Pedro Creek is currently known as a narrow waterway that passes in between commercial buildings in a highly urbanized setting. The creek is underutilized and in some places unsafe; however, the San Antonio River Authority is spearheading a project that will redevelop the creek into a pedestrian and bike connection.

A turning point for Waller Creek

Yesterday, in a unanimous vote, Austin City Council approved MVVA's extraordinary design plan that envisions 5 parks, 2 trails, and restored creek space. Council also authorized the negotiation and execution of the joint development agreement, solidifying an historic public-private partnership between the City of Austin and the Waller Creek Conservancy.

What's going on in Waterloo...

If you have walked by Waterloo Park, you have probably wondered about the progress of the Waller Creek Tunnel as well as what will happen when all of this construction finishes.

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