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The City of Austin wants you to share your knowledge of Downtown

The City of Austin is asking locals to share their knowledge of Downtown Austin through a new survey to help inform historical elements.

The Austin skyline as seen from above, focusing on the new Google building and Lady Bird Lake, all the way to UT.

Are you a connoisseur of Downtown history? You may want to share your notes with the City of Austin.

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Calling all local history buffs — we’ve got a project for you.

The City of Austin launched the Downtown Austin Historic Resource Survey, a resource where residents can share their knowledge on Downtown Austin’s rich past through Sunday, June 16.

The survey is broken into five categories — contact information, buildings and structures, history and culture, research and documentation, and project feedback — with the hope of documenting more information about the oldest part of the city.

The city plans to use responses to inform local historic landmark eligibility, historic districts, and listing in the National Register of Historic Places. However, it will not inform zoning or land use projects.

The Historic Preservation Office will meet virtually to share more information for the first time at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 13. You can RSVP here or view the materials after the meeting.