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.
|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||$1,000,000+||HACA|
|HEB (Lamar and Rundberg) expansion||$ 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|
|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|
|St Mark UMC expansion||$540,000||private|
|Cedars International Academy solar generation||$150,000||private, Austin Energy|
|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|
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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.