In a city famous for its transplants, Austin’s Major League Soccer team has created a space where longtime residents can feel at home.
Car clubs have gathered for decades at “Chicano Park” in the East Cesar Chavez neighborhood. But residents of a new luxury apartment building have started calling the police to stop them.
Liz Lambert’s Documentary on the San José Motel Offers a Glimpse at South Congress Before Gentrification
Before she revamped one of Austin’s seediest motels, kicking off the neighborhood’s transformation, Lambert spent three years running the place—and filming her interactions with customers.
“This Is Exactly What’s Wrong With Austin”: A White Band’s Digitally Altered Photo of an Iconic Black-Owned BBQ Joint Infuriates Locals
The musicians in Midland, a popular country band, have entered the conversation about gentrification in the worst possible way.
A new report finds that, when transportation costs are factored in, Texas’s biggest metros aren’t the bargain they often claim to be.
An excerpt from Texas expat Benjamin Markovits’s ‘Christmas in Austin’ casts a sharp eye on his hometown.
Call it a comeback—for now.
Leaders of the Alamo City took it out of the running for the online retail giant’s HQ2.
The case against Amazon.
A requiem for Houston’s coolest neighborhood.
Murals at the intersection of Twelfth and Chicon on Austin’s East Side were painted over recently, while famous images in the city’s tourist neighborhoods have become institutions.
Robert Pruitt’s art vividly portrays the lives and dreams of the people who have long called Houston’s rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods home.
White hipsters: The least self-aware people on the planet?
Jordan French, the Landlord Who Demolished the East Austin Piñata Shop, Has Been Forced to Resign From the Company He Started
The PR fallout behind the Jumpolin fiasco continues to grow.
When the owners of Jumpolin in East Austin went to bed on Wednesday night, they were the proprietors of a piñata shop. When they woke up on Thursday, they had a pile of rubble. But exactly what happened is still a matter of debate.
The San Antonio Express-News used Census data to track the physical movement of wealth in a variety of Texas cities. What do those maps teach us?
The Fordham Institute singles out zip codes in Austin, Houston, and Dallas, but his criteria is limited and imprecise.
A look at Houston’s Meyerland, Dallas’ Munger Place, El Paso’s Sunset Heights, and Austin’s Hyde Park shows that few fights get the blood boiling like a good fight with a neighbor.
The residents of San Antonio’s King William Historic District saved their neighborhood from bums, bulldozers, and bogus bay windows. Now, if they can only save it from themselves.
Austin is trading old houses for new offices. The City Council calls it progress.