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. Since its inception in 1995, ARA has developed, owned, and operated over 65,000 sq. ft. of office and retail space along the 11th Street corridor. ARA has completed several historic preservation projects; both commercial and residential structures. Under residential development, ARA has constructed and/or renovated 12 affordable housing units that were sold to low income families. 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. 

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Are you looking to have your child work in a fun and professional environment this summer? Do you want your child to learn business etiquette?
This may the opportunity yo seek. ....
The Austin Revitalization Authority is looking to hire an intern for the summer. If your child is interested in this wonderful opportunity, please submit a resume at info@austinrev.org
For more details, please visit the ARA website at:
http://www.austinrev.org
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CALL FOR ARTIST

The Austin Revitalization Authority is interested in displaying your art in the upcoming Juneteenth Art show, “Reflections of Cultural Heritage:A Juneteenth Celebration of Black Freedom”

This art exhibition will take place on on June 16, 2016. Please bring three art pieces by the ARA offices no later than next week—June 3, 2016 for submission consideration.

In show of support for our local artists, the ARA will purchase one to two pieces at the conclusion of the show!!!!

If you have any questions or need assistance, please feel free to call the ARA offices at: 512.469.1706 ext. 101 or visit the ARA website:
http://www.austinrev.org
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Upcoming Events

May
30
Mon
2016
“Reflections of Cultural Heritage: A Juneteenth Celebration of Black Freedom”– Call For Artist @ Herman Schieffer House
May 30 @ 9:00 am – Jun 3 @ 4:00 pm

The Austin Revitalization Authority is interested in displaying your art in the upcoming Juneteenth Art show,

“Reflections of Cultural Heritage:

A Juneteenth Celebration of Black Freedom”

  this art exhibition will take place on on June 16, 2016. Please bring three art pieces by the ARA offices no later than next week—June 3, 2016 for submission consideration.

In show of support for our local artists,  the ARA will purchase one to two pieces at the conclusion of the show!!!!

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please feel free to call the ARA offices at: 512.469.1706 ext. 101.

Ad for Artist requirements

Jun
1
Wed
2016
BL Joyce Parade 2016 @ Huston-Tillotson University
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 BL Joyce Parade

Celebrate the life of the famous African-American bandleader of the then-segregated L.C. Anderson High School with a parade from Huston-Tillotson to the Carver Museum, where there will be a community jam session as well as performances from local high school and middle school bands. Wed., June 1, 2016 from 6-9 pm.