Austin Quality of Life Plan
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Austin’s Laramie State Bank Is Becoming A Museum. But First, It Needs Emergency Repairs To Fix Severe Water Damage
The building has rapidly deteriorated since it was foreclosed in 2012. In the coming years, it will be transformed into a museum, a business incubator and a café.
Urban Farm, Wellness Center Could Take Over A West Side Hospital Campus That’s Been Unused For Decades
The Mildred Wiley Wellness Hub will have an urban farm, fitness center, cafe and horticulture center that will educate residents on healthy eating and more.
West Side Groups Unite To Bring More Healthy Food Options To Austin
More than 20 neighborhood groups are working together to end food insecurity and build an urban environment where food is abundant.
Pop Courts Community Plaza Opens On West Side To Jump-Start Soul City Corridor Businesses
The plaza is a reminder people in Austin "deserve everything everyone else has in all these other communities. There's no reason we can't have this."
West Siders Looking Forward To Blues Museum, Laramie Bank Overhaul — But Local Groups Want More Input Moving Forward
Neighborhood leaders said the city's selection process lacked enough input from the community and was too rushed to allow local groups to participate.
Health Center, Child Care, Affordable Homes Planned To Bring ‘Opportunities For Economic Growth’ To West Side
The project aims to build wealth among legacy West Siders and catalyze other community-driven initiatives in Austin.
New Manufacturing Training Center Brings Opportunities For High-Wage Careers To West Side
"The West Side has a lot of manufacturing companies. And so we're able to recruit people from the West Side, train them on the West Side and put them in jobs on the West Side."
West Side Cultural Center Seeking Input To Create Symposium On Structural Racism, Community Building
The symposium will feature panels, artists and musicians examining racial inequity and the work being done by West Siders to address it.
West Side Projects Win Recognition At Neighborhood Development Awards
The Austin Quality of Life Plan, a blueprint for the neighborhood's future, and the Hatchery Chicago, a food business incubator, won awards.
$10 Million Aspire Initiative Would Bring State-Of-The-Art Facilities, Buildings And Infrastructure To Austin
The Aspire Initiative is a finalist for the $10 million Chicago Prize that would fund parts of the Austin Quality of Life Plan.