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 …

Pomerlau Pocket Park Master Plan Public Meeting #1

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Austin Parks Foundation, the City of Austin’s Parks and Recreation Department, and Friends of Pomerleau Park are holding the first public input meeting for the future Master Plan of Earl J. Pomerleau Pocket Park. Overall park conditions will be discussed, and the community can weigh in on park amenities that you would like to see. Join us and help shape …

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 …