2016 Preservation Merit Award Recipients

Preservation Austin is thrilled to honor another outstanding slate of projects with our 56th Annual Preservation Merit Awards. Established in 1960, this juried program celebrates the hard work and visionary approaches of those preser... Read More »


Announcing the Recipients of Our 2015 Preservation Merit Awards

Preservation Austin is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2015 Preservation Merit Awards! Established in 1960, this annual program honors visionary approaches to preserving our city’s unique architectural, cultural, and enviro... Read More »


Video by Tim League, founder of Alamo Drafthouse, Promotes Preservation Austin’s Business Membership

Many of you have heard about Preservation Austin's newest Business Membership level and we're proud to announce that during our recent membership drive this summer, fifteen businesses joined!  Click here to see Austin's own Tim Leagu... Read More »


National, State, and Local Historic Markers

At PA, we have heard on more than one occasion that a house, building, or neighborhood is protected because it is on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). Although the NRHP designation is given by the National Park Service... Read More »


Historic Makeover Takes Center Stage for Paramount & Stateside Preservation Efforts

The 1915 façade of the Paramount Theatre and the 1935 Stateside marquee blade are vibrant landmarks of the Congress Avenue National Historic District. Preservation and rehabilitation of these significant jewels are a crucial part of... Read More »