The city of Austin plans to close Auditorium Shores to big events for about a year to revamp the popular park with a $3.5 million donation from the company C3 Presents.
The work will include creating a smaller, new off-leash dog area on the west end of Auditorium Shores and installing new turf and sprinkler systems to spruce up the heavily used, deteriorated grass in the main expanse.
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