Investment in “International District” neighborhood center

Since 2011, there have been a number of significant public and private investments in our neighborhood and in the rest of the North Lamar/Rundberg “International District” neighborhood center.

project investment source
Housing
Cross Creek Apartments rehab $21,000,000 (anticipated) private, TDCHA tax credit, COA bonds
Palms Apartments rehab $33,000,000 private, TDCHA tax credit, COA bonds
Lotus Village new apartments $20,000,000 private, HUD loan guarantee
Thurmond Heights renovation $1,300,000 HACA
Chase Village apartments weatherization $600,000 DOE
Sterling Village external renovation $1,000,000+ HACA
Commerce
HEB (Lamar and Rundberg) expansion $ 7,000,000 private
Thomas Buffet remodel $400,000 private
Vina Medical remodel $ 300,000 private
Brident Dental remodel $ 200,000 private
North Austin Events Center remodel $ 150,000 private
Amor Dental new construction private
Uncle Bob’s expansion $ 1,360,000 private
Golfsmith remodel $ 1,500,000 private
Civic
Powell Dr parkland acquisition $ 800,000 (anticipated) parkland dedication fees, COA bonds
North Austin Rec Center / YMCA $ 8,000,000 COA, YMCA
Guerrero Thompson Elementary school $20,000,000 AISD bonds
IDEA elementary school
Lanier HS TTIPS dropout prevention $6,000,000 TEA
“Restore Rundberg” $1,000,000 DOJ
St Mark UMC expansion $540,000 private
Cedars International Academy solar generation $150,000 private, Austin Energy
Transportation
Lamar/Burnet transportation corridor $15,000,000 COA bonds
Lamar sidewalk accessibility grant $ 1,500,000 CAMPO
Grady and Georgian traffic calming (anticipated) $ 400,000 COA bonds
I35 frontage improvements (accessibility, trees) TxDOT
MetroRapid (three Lamar stations) Cap Metro, FTA

Corrections or additions? Let us know.

Objective Q.6: Improve property maintenance within North Lamar/Georgian Acres.
Recommendation 20 Encourage greater investment in those properties owned by absentee landlords.
Objective Q.9: Preserve housing affordability throughout North Lamar/Georgian Acres.
Recommendation 23 Encourage the location of minority-owned and -run businesses.
Objective Q.12: Promote healthy behaviors among residents.
Objective Q.13: Promote a healthy environment within North Lamar/Georgian Acres.
Recommendation 38 Encourage the planting of hardy, native trees and plants that require less water.
Recommendation 60 Plant hardy, long-lasting, and drought-tolerant trees throughout North Lamar/Georgian Acres.
Objective T.1: Improve sidewalk connections throughout North Lamar/Georgian Acres.
Objective T.3: Improve access to the North Lamar/Georgian Acres pedestrian transportation network.
Objective T.4: Enhance the aesthetic quality of the North Lamar/Georgian Acres pedestrian transportation network.
Objective T.5: The streets within the North Lamar/Georgian Acres should be safer for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists.
Objective T.6: Improve the safety of pedestrians traveling along North Lamar Boulevard.
Objective T.8: Improve traffic flow along North Lamar Boulevard.

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The North Lamar/Georgian Acres neighborhood is a diverse and connected mixed-use area bounded by 183, North Lamar, Braker, and I-35. The "North Lamar/Georgian Acres contact team" (NLCT) works to achieve our vision of a safe healthy neighborhood for residents, property owners, and businesses.
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