Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

A photo of a band at the 1900 Juneteenth celebration at Eastwoods Park. See Article. CREDIT: GRACE MURRAY STEPHENSON, AUSTIN HISTORY CENTER, PICA 05481 Juneteenth 2020 brings even deeper meaning to the celebration of the end of slavery in the United States, given our greater awareness of the systemic racism […]

Kick-off Event November 2018

Save the second weekend of November! We are planning a big event to celebrate our neighborhood’s history and raise donations towards our National Register Historic District effort. If you would like to help or make in-kind donations, please contact Melanie@HistoricTravisHeights.org.

Historic by Design

Here is your chance to tour the Alberto Garcia House, 1214 Newning Ave. You’ve seen it under construction for the last 20 years, now you can learn what went into its restoration from the contractors and craftspeople who did the work. Thursday, October 6 6–7 p.m. Overview & Tour 7–8 […]

Hanging in There

It’s hot and most of us are hibernating a bit or wrapping up summer vacations before school starts. However, we’re still working on our historic district. Please consider making time this fall to volunteer with our project and possibly take on a leadership role. We could use block captains for […]