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    Entries from April 3rd, 2009

    Neighborhood Restaurants

    April 3rd, 2009
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    Listing of our neighborhood restaurants and eateries.

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    Local Historic Districts FAQ

    April 3rd, 2009
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    I’ve heard or read something about city historic districts for Austin neighborhoods. What’s going on? In December 2004, the Austin city council passed an ordinance allowing groups of homes to come together to form “local historic districts” (LHDs). The stated purpose of these LHDs is to preserve the areas. The neighbors in a LHD will […]

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    Guiding Principals for a Local Historical District

    April 3rd, 2009
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    Every LHD is intended to conform to the values and desires of the neighborhood it applies to. If we had an LHD, what should it look like? Based in part on the work done by the Pemberton Heights Neighborhood Association, WANG has defined the following set of Guiding Principals for what we think our neighbors […]

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    Steps required to make a Local Historical District in WANG

    April 3rd, 2009
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    Some of the detailed requirements are still in flux, but based on what we know now, this is the process we think we would follow if we were to become an LHD. 1. We complete an LHD Nomination Form, which must include: · Maps, detailed building inventory, photographs · Final Preservation Plan (i.e. design standards. […]

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    Consideration of a Local Historical District for WANG

    April 3rd, 2009
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    Consideration of a Local Historical District for West Austin Neighborhood Group West Austin is composed of stable, quiet, inner-city neighborhoods which contain traditional residential development and park land shaded by a wealth of beautiful trees. The many qualities of our neighborhood that attracted many of us to move here continue to create demand for this […]

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    Code Enforcement Concerns?

    April 3rd, 2009
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    Are The City’s Land Use and Zoning Requirements Not Being Enforced? Are there new construction projects on your street where the City is not enforcing its land use and zoning requirements relating to impervious cover, setback requirements, tree protection? If so, please send us an email to let us know by clicking here. This information […]

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    Strategies for Preventing Improper Demolition and Construction

    April 3rd, 2009
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    Helpful guide for West Austin Construction and Demolition, includes permitting, coding and zoning info.

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    Neighborhood Planning Information

    April 2nd, 2009
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    Welcome to the neighborhood planning process! The Tarrytown Neighborhood, along with the Bryker Woods and Pemberton Heights Neighborhoods, are officially going through the City’s “Neighborhood Plan” process as part of the Central West Austin Combined Neighborhood Planning Area. The Neighborhood Planning Process will address a number of important issues, including, Parks & the Environment, Transportation, […]

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    Monthly Meeting

    April 2nd, 2009
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    Please join us for our monthly WANG Board of Director’s Meeting which is scheduled to occur on the first Monday of every month. Because the regular location at the Howson Branch of the Austin Public Library is closed for renovation, the meeting location has been moved to the Clubhouse at Lion’s Municipal Golf Course.

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