Street-Jones Building

Street-Jones Building

In 2004, the Austin Revitalization Association, completed and opened two new retail and commercial buildings on East 11th Street, right across the street from where Mr. Street's offices once stood. In honor of his civic and business leadership, one of the two buildings was named after Mr. Street and...

Urdy Plaza

Urdy Plaza

The left side of the wall begins with the patterns of the costume of a West African ancestral dancing figure. Recalling the �Egungun� masquerade ceremony connects the history of the community to an African ancestry. The pattern then transforms into that of an African American quilt, th...

Schieffer House Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Schieffer House Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

ARA Artist Showcase and Open House

ARA Artist Showcase and Open House

EAST 2017

EAST 2017

The Austin Revitalization Authority had the privilege of hosting an event during the East Austin Studio Tour. This tour was an opportunity for young and upcoming local artist to display their work in the historical Herman Schieffer House. All art will remain on display through January 2018. Spec...

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….

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The Austin Revitalization Authority will host a HAPPENING, during the East Austin Studio Tour, on November 18-19, 2017 from 12 pm-6 pm. Tours of the facility will be provided, including a special viewing of multi-cultural art by local East Austin talent. The celebration is free, family-friendly, and open to all. Music, food, and drinks will be provided, beginning at noon.

WHAT: A Celebration of ARA Multi-Cultural Artist
WHEN: November 18-19, 2017 from 12 noon - 6:00 PM
WHERE: The Herman Schieffer House/ Eastroom –
1154 Lydia St., Suite #200, Austin, 78702

FREE and OPEN TO ALL

We are excited to provide you with multi-cultural art in the community. See you on November 18th!
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The Austin Revitalization Authority will host a HAPPENING, during the East Austin Studio Tour, on November 18-19, 2017 from 12 pm-6 pm. Tours of the facility will be provided, including a special viewing of multi-cultural art by local East Austin talent. The celebration is free, family-friendly, and open to all. Music, food, and drinks will be provided, beginning at noon.

WHAT: A Celebration of ARA Multi-Cultural Artist
WHEN: November 18-19, 2017 from 12 noon - 6:00 PM
WHERE: The Herman Schieffer House/ Eastroom –
1154 Lydia St., Suite #200, Austin, 78702

FREE and OPEN TO ALL

We are excited to provide you with multi-cultural art in the community. See you on November 18th!
... See MoreSee Less

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The Austin Revitalization Authority will host a HAPPENING, during the East Austin Studio Tour, on November 18-19, 2017 from 12 pm-6 pm. Tours of the facility will be provided, including a special viewing of multi-cultural art by local East Austin talent. The celebration is free, family-friendly, and open to all. Music, food, and drinks will be provided, beginning at noon.

WHAT: A Celebration of ARA Multi-Cultural Artist
WHEN: November 18-19, 2017 from 12 noon - 6:00 PM
WHERE: The Herman Schieffer House/ Eastroom –
1154 Lydia St., Suite #200, Austin, 78702

FREE and OPEN TO ALL

We are excited to provide you with multi-cultural art in the community. See you on November 18th!
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

The Austin Revitalization Authority will host a HAPPENING, during the East Austin Studio Tour, on November 18-19, 2017 from 12 pm-6 pm. Tours of the facility will be provided, including a special viewing of multi-cultural art by local East Austin talent. The celebration is free, family-friendly, and open to all. Music, food, and drinks will be provided, beginning at noon.

WHAT: A Celebration of ARA Multi-Cultural Artist
WHEN: November 18-19, 2017 from 12 noon - 6:00 PM
WHERE: The Herman Schieffer House/ Eastroom –
1154 Lydia St., Suite #200, Austin, 78702

FREE and OPEN TO ALL

We are excited to provide you with multi-cultural art in the community. See you on November 18th!
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

The Austin Revitalization Authority will host a HAPPENING, during the East Austin Studio Tour, on November 18-19, 2017 from 12 pm-6 pm. Tours of the facility will be provided, including a special viewing of multi-cultural art by local East Austin talent. The celebration is free, family-friendly, and open to all. Music, food, and drinks will be provided, beginning at noon.

WHAT: A Celebration of ARA Multi-Cultural Artist
WHEN: November 18-19, 2017 from 12 noon - 6:00 PM
WHERE: The Herman Schieffer House/ Eastroom –
1154 Lydia St., Suite #200, Austin, 78702

FREE and OPEN TO ALL

We are excited to provide you with multi-cultural art in the community. See you on November 18th!
... See MoreSee Less

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Upcoming Events

Jan
17
Wed
2018
ARA & EEC Board Meeting @ Herman Schieffer House
Jan 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

 

PUBLIC NOTICE OF MEETING

 

Take notice that a  joint meeting of the Board of Directors of

 the Austin Revitalization Authority and Eleven East Corporation Board of Directors will be held at the

Herman Schieffer House at 1154 Lydia Street; Suite 200; Austin, Texas 78702;

with the business meeting commencing at

12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, 2018