Austin Planning Commission voted last week to propose replacing Graffiti Park, a popular tourist destination that closed in January 2019, with two separate properties where 22 residential condos will be developed. The famous Austin graffiti park opened in 2011 and was one of the most photographed places in Austin. The Austin Historic Landmark Commission voted one year ago to demolish the graffiti park that was officially launched in March of 2011. Austin's graffiti park, HOPE Outdoor Gallery, opened it's doors in 2011 with the help of street artist Shepard Fairey. Austin's three-story graffiti park officially closed on Wednesday January 2. Update 10:25 p.m.: The Historic Landmark Commission unanimously approved the demolition of the concrete walls and slabs at Graffiti Park with a vote of 8-0. AUSTIN (KXAN) — For years, HOPE Outdoor Gallery, known as Graffiti Park, was one of Austin’s must-see destinations for tourists and locals alike. The spot has drawn people from around the world to 1012 Baylor St for years. Note: Demolition has been delayed until October. Austin’s Historic Landmark Commission has approved the demolition of the so-called Graffiti Park on Castle Hill – a street-art-adorned collection of concrete slabs on the site of an unfinished multifamily development west of downtown. Austin's "Graffiti Park" was a popular community asset until its closure in 2018. Austin City Council will vote on the proposal at their Feb. 20 meeting. Since the closing announcement, visitors have been stopping by to take pictures, and experience the Austin treasure one last time. Austin Graffiti Park–See it before it Gets Torn Down. The park is expected to reopen near the Austin airport in the summer of 2019. Our first stop was Graffiti Park, also know as … (Christopher Neely/Community Impact Newspaper) Now is … You still have time to see it. Austin's famed graffiti park — an impromptu art space that morphed into one of the biggest symbol's of the city, and arguably the Austin way of life — is getting demolished. Street art is everywhere in Austin and we spent several days exploring the scene. Downtown Austin Graffiti Park Relocation Postponed - Austin, TX - The HOPE Outdoor Gallery was expected to be relocated near the airport but … Austinites and tourists will now have more time to visit the graffiti art park HOPE Outdoor Gallery in its downtown location. The famous graffiti park opened in 2011 and was one of the most photographed places in Austin. If you missed a chance to see it, there is now a new high-tech way to still enjoy the iconic gallery.