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City of Lakeway to bring Arts District to Lake Travis?

From Lake Travis Lifestyle:

We all know the Lake Travis area is booming with growth. And while we may have to experience a few growing pains a long the way, the promise of a bright future outshines the frustrations. The last piece of undeveloped property (130 acres) located behind the new Oaks at Lakeway is being considered for a unique arts district that will give Lake Travis residents a cultural beacon of its own.

What’s important for Lake Travis residents to know is the amount of care involved in this decision. The City of Lakeway has a rare opportunity to determine how the land will be used. And they fully understand it is the last huge stretch of property located in the epicenter of a growing and thriving community. It’s not a question of what should that land look like, but a question of what is our vision.

At the City Council meeting in Lakeway on January 20, Deputy City Manager Chessie Zimmerman outlined a preliminary concept for the Lakeway Arts District that may include things like theaters, museums, galleries, a science center, activities for children and/or a sculpture garden. The basic vision includes a multi-building complex that would be used for performing and visual arts, so all art forms in the community can be showcased in a centralized location.

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