Jul 03

The Untold Stories of Shoal Creek – Wood Street Property

Shoal Creek Conservancy recently nominated the 702 Wood Street property, located along the Shoal Creek trail just north of the West 6th Street Bridge, for the Untold Marker Program of the Texas Historical Commission. This property is the site of once…Read More

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Jun 10

A Report to the Shoal Creek Community

As we prepare for our second year at the Conservancy, we are honored to share with you, our supporters and the Shoal Creek Community, a report on our progress since the organization’s launch in October 2013 as well as highlights of our plans…Read More

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May 22

West Sixth Street Bridge Nominated for National Register

West Sixth Street Bridge at Shoal Creek Recommended for National Register of Historic Places   Read the Conservancy’s Press Release  Exciting things are happening around the Conservancy and the city! We are pleased to announce that the beautifully handcrafted West 6th…Read More

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May 07

The 6th Street Bridge at Shoal Creek: A Historic Treasure

Did you know that the West 6th Street Bridge over Shoal Creek is older than the Texas State Capitol Building? Built in 1887, this historic bridge is one of the state’s oldest masonry arches and located at the site of the first bridge in Austin, which opened up the area west of the city to development. It continues to serves as a major east-west transportation artery for motorists, walkers and cyclists.

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