The Austin Revitalization Authority (ARA) is a community and economic development corporation celebrating over twenty years of service facilitating residential, commercial, and cultural development as well as historical preservation within the 11th and 12th Street redevelopment area. ARA has also facilitated, sponsored, and co-sponsored many cultural development projects throughout the East Austin community.

Community Outreach

The ARA strives to connect with various organizations throughout the community. 

Click on the graphic above to view all of the ARA’s upcoming community outreach projects….

Upcoming Events

Dr. Charles Urdy Golf Tournament @ Avery Ranch Golf Club
Sep 17 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

It’s time to get outside, enjoy the sun and play some golf!

This year the Austin Revitalization Authority is thrilled to announce its 1st Annual Dr. Charles Urdy Golf Tournament to be held at Avery Ranch Golf Club in Austin Texas on Saturday, September 17, 2016.  

Each golfer will receive a welcome bag full of special gifts upon registering, and tasty breakfast tacos will start you off with just enough spice to make those drives long and your balls out of the rough. Not a golfer? Not a problem! All guests will have the opportunity to bid on a sensational array of prize packages and we will distribute raffle prizes at the Awards Luncheon following the tournament, where you will have a prime time to network!

Golf Tournament flyer- Gold Version


Sponsorhip Form 2


Sponsorhip Form 1

Bydee 30th Anniversary Celebration @ Dedrick-Hamilton House
Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bydeeman, Brian Joseph, is celebrating his 30th Anniversary as an artist and consequently as the creator of the Bydee People Art, in Austin. An opening reception will be held on September 17, 2016 from 4 p.m. to 8.p.m., at The Historic Dedrick-Hamilton House. The exhibition will continue through September 30, 2016.
The goal of this art exhibition is to make this event a celebration for East Austin, while welcoming the rest of Austin to come and enjoy our community.  For more information, please email Brian Joseph at: