The Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) is developing a master plan for the newly enlarged Brownie Neighborhood Park in conjunction with the North Lamar Combined Neighborhood Plan Contact Team and Kristine Stiphany of Architecture and Urbanism (who is providing the services to the neighborhood contact team pro-bono). The master planning process will seek input from surrounding residents to help provide a vision for the future development of the park.
PARD will host a Park Planning Workshop on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the North Austin YMCA. This community meeting will be the first of several public input sessions to guide the master planning process.
Park Planning Workshop: Imagine the future Saturday, November 18, 2017 1:30-3:30 PM North Austin YMCA 1000 W Rundberg Ln
In 2014, approximately 5 acres of additional parkland was acquired that expands the existing 2 acre Brownie Park to an approximately 7.8 acre park that is located at 10000 Brownie Drive in the North Lamar Neighborhood. The park currently contains a playscape on the original park site and undeveloped land in the recently acquired portion of the park.
The goal of the master planning process is to develop a master plan that responds to the needs of the area's diverse cultures and many age groups. The phased project aims to expand citizen participation in the development of a sustainable and valued place for recreation, where neighbors can meet one another and collectively build a strong, healthy community.
The planning process aims to design an urban park for people. It will be undertaken in three phases and the outcomes will address: (1) recreation and play space zones; (2) covered and open seating and eating areas; and (3) access to green space.
For more information, contact Charles Mabry at (512) 974-9481 or by email.
Communications and Public Information Office
301 W. 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701