Opening of Republic Square

Republic Square named 2018 Best Public Place

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The Austin District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI Austin) named Republic Square as the 2018 Best Public Place last week! Given at the annual ULI Austin Impact Awards, this distinction is awarded to a completed public space that adds value to the community through its adaptability, frequency of use and magnetic quality. ULI Austin is an organization that …

Members of Clean Scapes posing in front of the construction of Republic Square Park

People + Parks: Champion Collaborator

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Downtown Living Tour This Sunday 11 am to 4 pm

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The Downtown Austin Neighborhood Association’s (DANA) Downtown Living Tour benefits the Austin Parks Foundation.  We hope to use the proceeds to purchase additional park furnishings (ok, chairs for the deck at Republic Square) so please come on out and enjoy the tour!  Tickets are $15 in advance, $25 on the day of the tour.

Wed, 9/29 – Movie at Republic Square: Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure

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The story of a rebel and his bike.  Join us at Republic Square, Wed, 9/29 at dusk for Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, sponsored by Mellow Johnny’s.  Ride your bike to and from the movie and enjoy free bike valet parking, thanks to Mellow Johnny’s. [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=”” …

Diez Y Seis Celebration at Republic Square, Wed 9/15 11 am to 1 pm

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Since 2002, when a research document identified Republic Square as the 1870s location for the Mexican community’s Diez y Seis celebrations, the Austin Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled a kick-off celebration at Republic Square to commemorate the historic ties of the park to Diez y Seis. Location: Republic Square. 422 Guadalupe Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 Time: 11 AM …

Movie at Republic Square this Wednesday – The Last Starfighter

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Amplify Credit Union sponsors first Imagination Playground in a Box for Austin

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At 1:30 pm today at the grand opening of the newest Amplify Credit Union branch at 607 Congress Avenue, Amplify President & CEO Paul Trylko will announce a $12,000 donation to the Austin Parks Foundation for the purchase of the first Imagination Playground in a Box for Austin.  The Austin Parks Foundation will offer the portable playground at events at …