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...
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
ARA Artist Showcase and Open House
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.
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