Category Archives: South Congress Avenue

South Congress Avenue is a thriving business district on the west side of the SRCC neighborhood. While we appreciate having such a wonderfully diverse retail environment near by, the growing popularity of South Congress has presented some challenges for our residents. From parking, to crime, SRCC remains committed to managing a mutually successful relationship with the local businesses along our famous stretch of Congress Avenue.

Temporary Plaza Proposed at Barton Springs and South Congress

Mayor Pro Tem Tovo will be sponsoring an ordinance to create a temporary “pop-up” plaza along Barton Springs Rd. off of S. Congress. The planners said they presented the idea during the South Central Waterfront Plan to SRCC last year. … Continue reading

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Congress Avenue Urban Design Initiative and Survey

The City of Austin, in partnership with the Downtown Austin Alliance (DAA) and various community stakeholder groups, is developing a new vision for Congress Avenue. This new vision will provide direction for an urban design initiative, which will inform plans … Continue reading

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SXSW Traffic and SRCC

Here are two links to inform your transportation plans during SXSW which starts Sat March 4 and ends Sunday March 19. https://www.sxsw.com/hotels/getting-around/ Concerts in the Palmer Auditorium area and impact on traffic:PalmerHeavyTraffic_Mar2017

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Destination Vacation: 78704 Hotels coming to SRCC area

At least two large hotel complexes are planned in the SRCC neighboring area. One will be just east of S. Congress on the former Terrace Motor Courts property. The other will be just west of S. Congress at the Long … Continue reading

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Heights on South Congress- Update

With the soaring cost of living in Austin and shrinking number of affordable rental units, many working-class families are being pushed out of central Austin and the South River City Citizens’ boundaries. So when the owner of an affordable housing complex … Continue reading

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