Historic Register Grows in Austin

The historic value of Austin has not been overlooked by the National Park Service. Six locations in Austin were added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2014, ranging from an architecturally significant home on Park Boulevard to the German American Ladies College on 11th Street.   Cranfill Apartments The Cranfill Apartments on Cliff… ... Read more...

Hospital vs. Storm: Designers Aim to Keep Hospitals Open During Disasters

By: Ed Avis When Hurricane Ike rolled over Galveston Island, Texas on September 13, 2008, the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) received a knock-out punch. Winds reaching 110 miles per hour pounded the 100 buildings of the 85-acre medical complex, and a 15-foot storm surge washed through the campus, flooding the lower level of… ... Read more...