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Downtown Development Digest: 604 West 6th Street

Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 10:31am. 296 Views, 0 Comments.


Downtown Development Digest:
604 West 6th Street

Have you ever noticed the vacant lot between 219 West and Star Bar and wondered what will ever become of it? Well, there is finally a plan in the works! Oxford Commercial is partnering with a soon to be uncovered developer on a class A, mixed-use project in Austin’s vibrant West End Warehouse District. Not much information has been released thus far but we do know some of the key property features that Oxford Commercial has provided:

  • Three 10,345 RSF office floors
  • 14’ loft style space
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Split level restaurant on 1st floor
  • Garage parking
  • Excellent 6th Street visibility 

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Top 10 Brunch Spots In East Austin

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 9:59am. 463 Views, 0 Comments.


There’s simply no better way to start off a weekend morning (or afternoon) than catching up with friends over some yummy brunch (and maybe a couple of drinks). With SXSW coming up, we think these places in the vibrant East Austin neighborhood are your perfect brunch spots whether you’re looking for drinks or just a solid meal:

1.  Counter Café:  Open seven days a week for breakfast and lunch, Counter Café has been an affordable Austin staple for years.  Most Austinites are probably familiar with the long-time Lamar location.  However, many may not know about the newer East Austin location that just opened under a year ago in a larger location on East 6th. With a cozy, diner-esque atmosphere,

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.27-3.1

Friday, February 27th, 2015 at 11:29am. 242 Views, 0 Comments.

Top 5 Weekend Picks 


photocredit: www.fleetwoodmacnews.com

What: Fleetwood Mac concert
When: Sunday, March 1st at 8 p.m.
Where: The Frank Erwin Center
Why: "Break the chain" of your usual Sunday night routine and "Go Your Own Way" to the Frank Erwin Center to see Fleetwood Mac live in concert! This is the first time in about 16 years that the whole band has reunited for a tour. Take advantage because you may not have another chance to see a concert like this again!



photocredit: rabahrahil.com

What: Zilker Kite Festival
When: Sunday, March 1st, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Zilker Park
Why: Kick off spring in Zilker Park. It’s a great event for family, friends and pets. See the spectacular sight of hundreds of kites in the

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Downtown Development Digest: Seaholm Art Wall

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 12:27pm. 621 Views, 0 Comments.

Downtown Development Digest:
Seaholm Art Wall

A significant part of the overall Seaholm District Master Plan is the design of the Seaholm Substation Art Wall. This wall is an artistic approach to the downtown infrastructure. The City of Austin is excited to incorporate the presence of art and culture within the district, setting a standard in public art on a national level.

While there is an artistic approach, the structure is also being built for safety. According to the city of Austin, it “will keep the public safe, keep the substation secure, and be a sculptural response to the practical need for a wall.” The artist, Nader Tehrani, and his design team are carrying out this need to make the district safer and more aesthetically

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Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 4:51pm. 335 Views, 0 Comments.

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.20-2.22

Friday, February 20th, 2015 at 11:34am. 374 Views, 0 Comments.

Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.20-2.22

photocred: austin.ytac.org

What: Young Texans Against Cancer Spice For Life Chili Cook-Off
When: Saturday, February 21st, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Stubbs BBQ
Why: Support a great local cause with a fun-filled day of chili tasting and live music. For all ages, this is a great way to spend your Saturday with family and friends. 

photocred: blantonmuseum.org

What: Blanton Museum presents Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties
When: Saturday, February 21st, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Blanton Museum of Art
Why: This exhibit features approximately 100 works created and used by 66 artists to help impact the flourishing Civil Rights Movement. You can learn how painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking and

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Downtown Development Digest: The Arnold

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at 10:26am. 555 Views, 0 Comments.


Downtown Development Digest
The Arnold

Transwestern Development Co. recently announced their plan to develop a mixed-use project on a 4.2-acre site at the intersection of E. 6th St. and Comal. Formerly the Arnold Oil Co. site, the land will now be occupied by two buildings cumulatively totaling 446,000 SF.

Expected to be completed by January 2016, the first building will be composed of 94,500 SF of Class A office space. Houston-based Kirksey Architecture exclusively designed the office building. 

The second building will house 346 apartments and 9,600 SF of specialty retail space. Addison-based Wilder Belshaw Architects exclusively designed the residential building “The Arnold.” Expected to be completed by July 2016, the

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Downtown Development Digest: JW Marriott Austin + Updates

Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 12:05pm. 1,938 Views, 0 Comments.


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America’s largest JW Marriott, and Austin’s largest hotel, is set to open earlier than projected! Now 75% complete, the hotel is scheduled to open in February of 2015. With it’s superb location on Congress Avenue between 2nd and 3rd Street, just 15 miles from the airport, and two blocks from the convention center, in addition to an immense amount of meeting space (more than 112,000 square feet + 42 individual breakout rooms), the digs are destined to be an ideal hub for local and business travelers. 

With 1,012 rooms, including three Presidential Suites, three Hospitality Suites, and 24 Executive Suites, the hotel will definitely not be short on space.

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.13-2.15

Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 11:25am. 396 Views, 0 Comments.

 Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.13-2.15

photocredit: texasrunningpost.com

What: Austin Marathon and Half Marathon
When: Sunday, February 15th, at 7:00 a.m.
Where: The Start Line is located at the 100 Block of Congress Avenue at W. 2nd St.
Why: It’s a runner’s paradise. The course runs through some of Austin’s most scenic and historic neighborhoods. Highlights include the Hyde Park neighborhood, Lady Bird Johnson Lake, the University of Texas campus, the State Capitol and Congress Avenue. This exciting event in the “Live Music Capitol of the World” features more than 30 Austin bands to keep you entertained throughout the course.


photocredit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevehopson/5563766533/

What: The

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.6-2.8

Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 11:36am. 555 Views, 0 Comments.

Urbanspace's Top 5 Weekend Picks 2.6 - 2.8.15

  • What: Modern Homes Tour of Austin  
  • When: Saturday, February 7th, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Where: Central Austin 
  • Why: A great opportunity to interact with architects and builders while exploring the prominent contemporary homes they have created. Our very own Casey Legg’s listing, 7904 Lenape Trail, is apart of the tour and is on the top 5 must see list!



  • What: Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles
  • When: Friday, February 6th, at 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Bass Concert Hall
  • Why: The closest rendition of the Beatles music you’ll get, Rain has mastered a note-to-note performance that will take you on a musical journey of the world’s most beloved band.


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