CultureMap Austin — “New Waterfront Development Unveiled for Austin’s Seaholm District”

May 16, 2017

“On Monday, May 15, representatives from City of Austin Parks & Recreation Department, Austin Parks Foundation, and The Trail Foundation announced a collaborative effort to redevelop the iconic Seaholm Intake building.

Dubbed the Seaholm Waterfront, the area includes three acres of downtown parkland located on the lake. The city has tapped Studio Gang, an acclaimed architecture firm based out of Chicago and New York City, to spearhead the project. ...

Studio Gang’s first step will be to get feedback from the community through a series of public and shareholder meetings through the fall. From there, Studio Gang and its local partners—Ten Eyck Landscape Architects, Datum Engineering, and Urban Design Group—will explore potential ideas and programming for the space.”

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Photo courtesy the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department