Pomerleau Pocket Park: APF’s First-Ever Park Design Services

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The Pomerleau Family, including their 5 children, moved to the Northeast side of Austin in 1972. The same year, Earl J. Pomerleau was hired by the State of Texas to bring the comprehensive alcohol treatment system that he had established in Nevada. Earl is credited for being the person most responsible for bringing the discussion group format of AA meetings …

Sparky Park Puts Up a Wall (and its great!)

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Sparky Park is a former Austin Energy substation that has been converted to a pocket park. The North University Neighborhood Association began work over three years ago to develop concepts for the makeover, which removed all of the towers and equipment, but left the really cool substation building (to be redone in a future phase).  Then several wireless phone companies …