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, the bright s...

Schieffer House Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Schieffer House Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

ARA Artist Showcase and Open House

ARA Artist Showcase and Open House

Dr. Charles Urdy Golf Tournament

Dr. Charles Urdy Golf Tournament

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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Upcoming Events

Oct
26
Thu
2017
Artist Talk– Free Event @ Herman Schieffer house
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 

The ARA is hosting an artist talk on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 5-7 pm at the Herman Schieffer House: 1154 Lydia St., Austin, Texas 78702. New and upcoming artist will be featured in this exhibit so please come out and support artist in East Austin. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.
For more information, please visit the ARA website at:  http://www.austinrev.org

Nov
11
Sat
2017
East Austin Studio Tour 2017- Weekend One @ Herman Schieffer House
Nov 11 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 12 @ 5:00 pm

Come out and enjoy artwork from multi-cultural Artist in the Austin area. This event is free and open to the public. See you soon!

Nov
18
Sat
2017
East Austin Studio Tour- Weekend 2 @ Herman Schieffer House
Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm

Come out and enjoy artwork from multi-cultural Artist in the Austin area. This event is free and open to the public. See you soon!