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Proposal to Lower I-35 Wins ULI Next Big Idea Award
November 16, 2018

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The proposal to bury I-35 through Austin’s urban core and create a pedestrian-friendly boulevard, known as Reconnect Austin, became the inaugural recipient of the Next Big Idea Award at the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Austin’s 2018 Impact Awards. The local urban design firm Black + Vernooy represented the broad-based, nonprofit, volunteer campaign in receiving the new award, which recognizes “an upcoming project, master planning effort, redevelopment, program, policy or ‘idea’ that will transform our industry and our community.” Watch this video to learn more. 

 

ICYMI: Republic Square also won a ULI award for 2018 Best Public Place!