Findings from Studio Gang Programming and Implementation Study for Seaholm Waterfront Revealed

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Architecture and Urban Design Firm’s In-Depth Study Shows Potential Concepts for the Decommissioned Seaholm Intake Building

AUSTIN, TX (June 4, 2018) – Austin Parks Foundation (APF), The Trail Foundation (TTF), and the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) announced today the results and recommendations of the planning study for the future of the historic Seaholm Intake structure and its surrounding parkland completed by internationally recognized architecture and urban design practice Studio Gang. The Seaholm Waterfront study reveals a series of potential concepts to improve the park and repurpose the decommissioned Seaholm Intake structures for public use and recreation.

“We are excited to present the study results and our recommendation to the community,” said Colin Wallis, CEO of Austin Parks Foundation. “Turning this historic building and underutilized park space into a usable and welcoming public amenity for our whole community to enjoy will be a big win for Austin.”

“We’re thrilled to reach