The Seaholm Waterfront Programming and Implementation Study is a collaborative planning effort of The Trail Foundation, Austin Parks Foundation and Austin Parks and Recreation Department. The study will serve as a roadmap for future public use and recreation at the Seaholm Waterfront, which includes the historic Seaholm Intake structure and surrounding 3 acres of parkland along Lady Bird Lake.
Open House #3--December 2, 2017, 9am- 11am at Seaholm Intake, 801 W. Cesar Chavez
Austin Parks Foundation (APF) and The Trail Foundation (TTF), in partnership with the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD), invite Austinites to the third and final open house for the Seaholm Waterfront Programming and Implementation Study. The event will take place on Saturday, December 2, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Seaholm Intake Structure, 801 W. Cesar Chavez St.
The community will see ideas for how the three-acre Seaholm Waterfront can better serve park and trail users through trail enhancements, riparian restoration, and water quality improvements. Boards on site will also display design and programming ideas for the adaptive use of the historic Seaholm Intake Structure, which will be transfored into a civic and public facility for Austin residents and visitors.
Open House #2--September 23, 2017 at Zilker Botanical Gardens, 2220 Barton Springs Rd
An open house event was held on September 23rd to share initial findings and gather feedback on potential activities and uses of this unique civic asset. The project team shared initial findings and gathered feedback on potential activities and uses of the Seaholm Waterfront.
Open House #1--June 24, 2017 Seaholm Intake, Pfluger Bridge, Butler Park, Vic Mathias/Auditorium Shores
The public was asked “what you would like to do in the future at the Seaholm Intake Facility and surrounding 3 acres of parkland?” Results from the community survey are incorporated in the Sept. 23 display boards.
In effort to engage a diverse group of stakeholders representative of Austin, the Seaholm Waterfront team reached out to the following Boards and Commissions for participation in the process: African American Resource Advisory Commission; Asian American Quality of Life Advisory Commission; Design Commission, Downtown Commission, Environmental Commission; Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resources Advisory Commission; Historic Landmark Commission; Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities; Parks and Recreation Board; Planning Commission; and the Urban Transportation Commission.