Why pack your bags when every day at home can feel like a holiday? Austin Proper Hotel and Residences are now selling limited collection one-of-a-kind residences and penthouses.
Imagine calling in room service prepared by the kitchen of Austin’s own McGuire Moorman Hospitality. Host a gathering of friends in your living room by Kelly Wearstler Interiors before stepping out to catch a concert down the block at Moody Theater. Here’s what else you have to look forward to living in the heart of Downtown Austin, where proper living combines home ownership with the energy, style, services and amenities of a grand hotel.
Shown above: Interior finishing options include floor-to-ceiling windows to highlight expansive views, patterned oak floors, Staturietto marble countertops, Studio Becker cabinets, Gaggenau appliances, and Watermark plumbing fixtures.
McGuire Moorman Hospitality, the team behind Austin’s premier dining and retail experiences including Jeffrey’s of Austin, Josephine House, Perla’s, Clark’s Oyster Bar, Elizabeth Street Café, Lambert’s Downtown Barbecue and By George. They are developing two new dining destinations, a lounge and a street level café for Austin Proper.
Known around the world for her sophisticated aesthetic and high-profile collaborations, Kelly Wearstler is one of the most respected and sought-after global brands in today’s luxury market space.The famed designer curates art, furniture and refined elements to create luxe modern interiors. Using the city as her inspiration, this celebrated designer has created a style embodying the city's spirit and energy at Austin Proper.
Kor is a fully-integrated real estate investment, development and management firm based in Los Angeles. Since its inception in 1999, Kor has acquired and developed hospitality, residential and office assets valued in excess of $2.5 billion. Kor primarily employs value-add strategies to generate above average, risk-adjusted returns for its investors. Its expertise spans ground-up construction, adaptive reuse, value-add acquisition and repositioning projects. Its structure as a privately held company allows for flexibility to underwrite and execute deals of all asset types, sizes and structures in order to secure the best opportunities in the market.
by Joanna Steblay
As the warm weather begins to set in and patio parties hit our calendars, we can’t help but embrace that summertime has returned to Austin. If you’re anything like us, you’ll be celebrating the return of the season with decadent ice cream, healthy smoothies and icy cocktails from your favorite local spots.
For those days when it’s too hot to venture out, we went to Austin’s sweet treat professionals and compiled the ultimate collection of DIY recipes to make from your home. Click through the galleries below to learn how to make everything icy and sweet, from poptails for date night to ice cream sandwiches for a dinner party.more
The spring edition of the Renegade Craft Fair returns for its seventh year in Austin May 14-15 at Fair Market. With over 125 makers on the roster, the scene is sure to be bustling with local artisans and DIYers slinging their unique, one-of-a-kind wares. In addition to great shopping, the RCF offers activities, special showcases and plenty of food and drink options for visitors. This year, celebrate your hard work shopping with a snack from Burro Cheese Kitchen and Lucky Lab Coffee Co. before commemorating the afternoon with some snapshots from Magnolia Photo Booth Co. But before...more
by James Ruiz
Inspired by the beautiful outdoor living spaces featured in our May feature The Space Between, we went window shopping and found some great outdoor furniture and accessories to liven up your outdoor patio, porch and pool. Flip through the galleries below to see how you can add a pop of color and style to your outdoor hideaway.more
Hundreds of people are moving to Austin each day, and downtown is one of the major hubs of growth for the city. Local real estate expert Jude Galligan discusses smart urban growth and what to expect this year as the skyline continues to evolve.
Your blog keeps Austin updated on the latest news in downtown. What is the most exciting development happening right now?
From my point of view, the most exciting development is the Waller Creek District Master Plan. Decades in the making, this transformative project came to life after designers competed for the contract. It is finally coming to downtown, bringing an imaginative chain of parks,...more
by James Ruiz
As you flip through the pages of our February Love Issue, one thing you’ll notice is the beautiful blooms that pop up throughout the magazine. We got some major googly eyes for the bouquets featured in our "Real Weddings" features, and earmarked the TRIBEZA Wedding Guide for even more Pinterest-worthy petals.
Instead of letting all that inspiration go to waste, we tried our hand at flower arranging to see what we could create. Since we consider ourselves floral design novices, we asked a few top designers...more