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The Hays Street Bridge: The Object of our Affection and Discontent
It's been awhile since I've posted on this blog. With all the commotion going with Hays Street Bridge (HSB). Ever since the
restoration of the (HSB) was completed in 2010 the old bridge has been a
source of affection and discontent. It seems that everyone l...
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The Art of Being a Neighborhood
I
started this blog in April of 2008 a few months after we moved into
Dignowity.   It was my attempt to document
our experiences of living in an old neighborhood that came with lots of historic character along with some pretty rough edges. I stopped posting...
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Southwest Texas Borderlands
Pecos River Gorge Seminole Canyon Along US 90 West between Del Rio and Langtry Texas is a stretch of landscape that is wild, desolate and harshly beautiful. The region is part of the eastern edge of the Chihuahuan Desert of Texas and is cut by the Rio Grand...
Southwest Texas Borderlands
Southwest Texas Borderlands
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A Bright Future for Ella Austin Community Center
The Ella Austin Community Center occupies an entire city block in Dignowity Hill. The center is named after Ella Austin an African American who founded an orphanage in 1897 and cared for homeless children until 1940. In 1968 the children's home was converte...
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Near Eastside Photo Glallery: Doors and Other Things
Images were taken along or near E Commerce and Hackberry Streets
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Reflections: Being a Community Leader
I recently stepped down as the president of the Dignowity Hill Neighborhood Association. After five years of serving in that role I welcome the change. It's time for some else to pull this cart! Don't get me wrong I have truly enjoyed being in that role. Du...
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Gentrification or Progress?
Ever since moving into the neighborhood in 2007 I have been hearing noise from journalists, academics and anyone who thinks is an expert raise the issue of gentrification.  Over the last couple of years our neighborhood has garnered its fair share of attent...
Gentrification or Progress?
Gentrification or Progress?
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Buyer Beware!
The recent attention that our neighborhood has gotten is all well and good. In the last few weeks several articles have appeared in the local media that underscore how much Dignowity Hill has progressed in the minds and hearts of those that pay attention to...
Buyer Beware!
Buyer Beware!
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