Colony Park District Park: A Premiere Park Takes Flight

, Completed Projects (Our Impact), Colony Park District Park, Ribbon Cuttings - Annual Report 2019

Dear Readers, In November 2019, we published a blog that did not accurately reflect the long and hard-won history of the Colony Park Neighborhood and Colony Park District Park. We’d like to sincerely apologize for the way that piece neglected to give the credit due to the many neighbors and residents who have advocated for this space for over three …

Project Playback: New Playscape at Edward Rendon Sr. Metro Park

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In 2007, the park along the north east side shore of the river was renamed Edward Rendon Sr. Park at Festival Beach, after a neighborhood activist who was known for his efforts to clean up the park and reduce the noise pollution on the lake. Now Austinites know Edward Rendon as a great place to enjoy the Anne and Roy …

St. John Park Transformed

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, Impact Grants, APF News, Completed Projects (Our Impact), ACL Music Festival Grants, Ribbon Cuttings - Annual Report 2019

Austin Park Foundation’s First-ever ACL Music Festival Impact Grantee St. John Park underwent a complete redevelopment after receiving Austin Parks Foundation’s inaugural ACL Music Festival Impact Grant of $100,000 in 2017. The Northeast Austin project broke ground in November of 2018, and APF is thrilled to have officially opened the park to the public with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, …