Congress Avenue: A Laboratory of Learning

Don't miss an opportunity to participate in a walking tour of Congress Avenue during the Texas Architects 73rd Annual Convention and Design Expo, October 18-20, in Austin. Jana McCann, AIA, will lead tour attendees from the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge to the Old Bakery just south of the Capitol.

Downtown Austin: photo by istock

Tour I: Congress Avenue – A Laboratory of Learning
Friday, October 19, 9:45 AM to 11:15 AM
CC 37 LUHs 1.25 

As a sister program to the CE panel session “So Close Yet So Far Out: Austin’s SoCo District,” this tour will cover 11 blocks north of Lady Bird Lake. Within those 11 blocks, hear about the myriad design goals, market pressures, public policies, and logistics that are currently shaping development and redevelopment along the most famous street in the state. This walking tour does not accommodate all accessibility needs. (Limited to 40; fee includes transportation.)

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