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Nov 23

2nd, 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th Street

Congress to Guadalupe

5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 12th, 13th and 14th Street

Colorado to Guadalupe

15th Street

Lavaca to Enfield Road

Nov 24

E. 18th Street

San Jacinto Boulevard to Brazos Street

E. 17th Street

Trinity Street to San Jacinto Boulevard



Downtown offers the best of Austin, amplified. This is where creativity and ingenuity meet to deliver the latest foodie hotspots, legendary live music venues, one-of-a-kind shops, and year-round outdoor fun. Rock out or relax – it’s your call. LET’S GO


Downtown is the epicenter of Austin’s 24/7 idea exchange. This is where enterprises headquarter and entrepreneurs incubate, all harnessing our city’s incredible talent pool, business-friendly infrastructure and uniquely collaborative culture. LET’S GO


Downtown Austin offers residences to suit any style, whether you’re renting or putting down roots. This is where city excitement meets creature comforts – your walkable new neighborhood puts both nightly entertainment and daily essentials within easy reach.LET’S GO



Meet the leaders guiding our growth.

The Downtown Alliance's passionate board members lend their time and talent to shaping downtown’s future.



2017-2018 Downtown Austin Alliance

Board and Advisory Board



Chair:  Carol Polumbo, McCall, Parkhurst & Horton, L.L.P.

Vice Chair: Michael Kennedy, Avison Young

Secretary: S. Whitney May Knight, Allensworth & Porter

Treasurer: Jennifer Wiebrand, Gables Residential


Large Property Owners

Bob Barnes, IBC Bank

David Bodenman, Highland Resources

Tim Burris, Silicon Labs

Susie Gray, Austin American-Statesman

Tim Hendricks, Cousins Properties Inc.

Drew McQuade, W Hotel

Adam Nims, Trammell Crow Company

Andy Smith, Lincoln Property Company

Fernando Urrutia, Lionstone Investments



Drew Bridges, JMI Realty

Nancy Burns, Norwood Tower Management

Bobby Dillard, Cielo Realty Partners

David Kahn, Colina West

Douglas Manchester, Manchester Financial

Mac Pike, Sutton Company

Jim Ritts, Austin Theatre Alliance

Lance Stumpf, Driskill Hotel

*Jennifer Wiebrand, Gables Residential



David DeSilva, East Sixth Street Property Improvement District

Allen Green, Wells Fargo Wealth Management

*Charles Heimsath, Capitol Market Research

S. Whitney May Knight, Allensworth & Porter

Leon Shadowen, Brandywine Realty Trust

Joel Sher, Congress Holdings Group

*Sania Shifferd, BOKA Powell, LLC


Associate Members

Aaron Vollmer,  RUNA Workshop

Kevin Brown, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP