The Austin American Statesman recently published our neighbor Susan Van Haitsma's commentary on the benefits and pleasures of line-drying clothes. http://www.mystatesman.com/news/opinion/commentary-here-one-way-you-could-feel-better-the-scorching-heat/LK5Czdy3AL2qzVQVxVsQ4J/ Commentary: Here’s one way you could feel better in the scorching heat LARRY KOLVOORD “Hey, bro, just hanging out. You?” Updated: 5:12 p.m. Friday, June 23, 2017 | Posted: 5:03 p.m. Friday, June 23, 2017 When … Continue reading Heritage neighbor’s clothes-drying commentary in the Statesman
The Brentwood Neighborhood Association hosted Mayor Adler at a CodeNEXT meeting/forum on June 19 that was very well attended, with a crowd of over 400 people. People literally lined the walls of the gymnasium at Faith Lutheran and Councilmember Pool said she was awed by the turnout. Individuals from Allendale, Crestview, Heritage, and Brentwood neighborhoods … Continue reading Brentwood/Mayor Adler CodeNEXT meeting recap
Austin Monthly considered 129 Austin neighborhoods and ranked Heritage #7 in its annual "Best Neighborhoods" issue. Now on newsstands, the July 2017 cover story features 20 neighborhoods, with Heritage ranked ahead of Hyde Park and Clarksville. Ranking criteria included housing, education, safety, and ambience. Heritage was scored best overall in walkability. Thanks, Jay Farrell, for … Continue reading Heritage is #7 Austin neighborhood in Austin Monthly ranking
Titled "Keep CodeNext Transects Out of Our Neighborhoods," the petition aims to increase the awareness of Austin Mayor Steve Adler, the City Council, and other parties of the strong, citywide sentiment against the haphazard and neighborhood-destroying qualities of the proposed CodeNext zoning. https://www.change.org/p/austin-city-council-keep-codenext-transects-out-of-our-neighborhoods
You can comment on the CodeNext draft map until July 7th. You don't need to register or sign in to comment on the map. Simply enter specific comments about the proposed zoning on a specific parcel, or you can enter general comments. Here's how: Go to the CodeNext draft map link https://codenext.engagingplans.org/codenext-comparison-map Enter an address where it says … Continue reading CodeNEXT map comments open til Fri. July 7
The Heritage Neighborhood Association unanimously passed this resolution at its June 5, 2017 meeting. It will be shared with the mayor, City Council, CodeNEXT staff, and land use commissioners. Heritage Resolution on CodeNEXT WHEREAS the Heritage neighborhood, located in central Austin and bordered by 29th Street, 38th Street, Guadalupe Street, and North Lamar Boulevard, is … Continue reading Heritage NA resolution about CodeNEXT
Heritage is already known to be the second most walkable area in Austin, after downtown -- but last year, Redfin named Heritage and West Campus (combined on city zoning maps) the third most walkable neighborhoods in Texas!