Some local folks with a solid idea for what to do with the now-closed old United States Courthouse on West Eighth Street between Lavaca and Colorado streets are making their case to the feds.
The Austin Bar Foundation is pushing its proposal to the General Services Administration, the federal agency in charge of figuring out what to do with the historic building. The foundation has an attractive plan, including making the building the home for a variety of non-profit legal services for low-income folks and others.
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