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The areas west of Lady Bird Lake known as Westlake and Rollingwood were originally developed in the 1950's.   Rural and secluded at that time, the area has grown tremendously and is more accessible now, yet many Westlake area neighborhoods maintain a rural feel--just 5 or 10 minutes from Dowtown ...
04/21/2010
A Lake Austin institution, Ski Shores Cafe, is reopening this week.  Closed for the last few months for a remodel by new owners, this Austin, Texas landmark serves great waterfront fare in a casual atmosphere.  For 50 years, generations have arrived by boat or car to sample burgers, catfish, frie...
04/13/2010
Just released Austin March MLS stats show March was another good month for Austin home sales. March sales were up 24% compared to March '09 to almost 1900 sales.  For the entire first quarter, sales increased 13% vs. 2009.  Median and average prices were flat to down 1%. Pending sales, a measure ...
04/12/2010
The FIRST EVER 2010 Outdoor Living Tour is coming to Austin, Texas.  The tour will highlight 10 unique outdoor living spaces.   These environments showcase exceptional landscape design and architecture including spectacular pools, water features, decks, patios, play areas, fireplaces and gardens....
04/06/2010
The Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge over Lady Bird Lake in Downtown Austin is being extended.  Thousands use the bridge weekly to cross the lake on foot and by bicycle, whether commuting or enjoying the hike and bike trail that runs down both sides of the lake.  The views of the Downtown Austin sklylin...
04/03/2010
View of W hotel & condos with cranes for new Federal Courthouse in foreground. Downtown Austin construction is continuing with the W Hotel & Residences being topped off.  The cranes are still in the sky as the exterior building work of the W continues.  The W will contain 160 residential condomin...
03/29/2010
The Brown Building was built in the late 1930's for Brown & Root Construction Company in Austin, Tx.  It onced housed the offices of Congressman LBJ as well as a radio station and other LBJ family enterprises.  In the late 1990's, the Brown Building was converted to 90 residences.  It was downtow...
03/26/2010
Allandale is full of delightful homes resting along leafy streets that straddle Shoal Creek Blvd. north of Koenig Ln/2222.   These well kept, mostly ranch style homes, with some mid centrury modern mixed in,  have endured in poplularity over the decades.  There are many Allandale homes for sale t...
03/25/2010
You don't have to pull out your polyplastic-interwoven aluminum framed folding chair to enjoy the latest trends in trailer parks.   Austin's newest trailer parks provide picnic tables and umbrellas for comfortable seating while you consume a wide variety of good eatsoutdoors--served from an array...
03/24/2010
French Place homes lie just across I-35 from the University of Texas.  Homes in French Place were built mostly in the 1930's through 1950's and many rest beneath towering native trees.  The neighborhood is mostly defined as N. of Manor Rd, S. of E 38th, E. of I-35, and west of Cherrywood.  French...
03/24/2010
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