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



Park(ing) Day 2015: Friday, September 18
September 11, 2015




Congress Avenue
Facebook icon
Twitter icon
LinkedIn icon
e-mail icon

This Friday, September 18th, parking spots around downtown Austin will be transformed into activated parklets for the public to enjoy. Park(ing) Day is an annual open-source global event where citizens, artists, and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces, or temporary public places. The project started in 2005 in downtown San Francisco, by Rebar – an art and design studio. Since then, PARK(ing) Day has evolved into a global movement, with organizations and individuals creating new forms of temporary public space in urban contexts around the world.


Austin-based architecture firm dwg. has teamed up with a great group of designers, city employees and students to transform the parking spots directly in front of their studio and Lavazza coffee shop, between 9th and 10th streets on the west side of Congress Avenue. Stop by at any time of the day on the 18th to enjoy their handy work and be a part of Park(ing) Day!