12/01/08: Republic Square Project begins

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Day one of Phase 1A of the Republic Square Auction Oaks project began today. Some preliminary removal of irrigation system components began, along with the removal of the four street trees that we originally wanted to transplant, but due to their poor condition, will be replaced with eight native trees of various shapes and sizes in the eastern portion of …

Next Phase of Republic Square Park Restoration Begins Dec 1st

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Austin Parks Foundation Tackles Next Phase of Republic Square Park Restoration. Street trees and berms to be removed, new trees planted and pathways installed. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Contact: Charlie McCabe, Austin Parks Foundation, 512.965.1960 or cmccabe@austinparks.org The next phase …

August 5 Update – Back at Work @ Republic Square

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Environmental Design is back at work at Republic Square peeling back the sidewalks and flatwork so Bartlett Tree Experts can pull out their air spades and start doing route mapping and Terracon can come in and …

Auction Oaks Project Update

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Part one work in progress update: Bartlett Tree Experts have uncovered all four street tree root collars using their air spades and digging Monday and Tuesday. All of the trees are extremely root bound, meaning while they haven’t grown into the berms (good), they are less desirable candidates for transplanting. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” …

Nintendo DS Summer Movie Series begins July 19th

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] The Nintendo DS Summer Movie series kicks off on Saturday, July 19 at Republic Square in downtown Austin with Clueless.  Its a free event.  Before the movie, you can check out the latest games on Nintendo …

Auction Oaks @ Republic Square Restoration Project About to Start…

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We want to let you know about an Austin Parks Foundation project that we are about to kick off at Republic Square Park at 5th, Guadalupe, 4th and San Antonio Sts. downtown that involves some restoration and rehabilitation for some old and threatened trees – the Auction Oaks at Republic Square. We’ve been working with the Republic Square Partners group …

Auction Oaks @ Republic Square Project in Statesman

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In the Saturday, November 24th edition of the Austin American-Statesman, Sarah Coppola writes about our upcoming project to restore the Auction Oaks area of Republic Square. Read the story here. Not mentioned directly in the story but I do want to point out is the great work of TBG Partners, especially TBG Partners principal Daniel Woodroofe and great help from …