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Developers break ground on East Austin 'cultural oasis' Skyline Park

A rendering of the upcoming park. (Brookfield Residential Properties)

East Austin’s Easton Park community is getting a new, $13 million green space and “cultural oasis.”


Brookfield Residential Properties broke ground on the upcoming 25-acre Skyline Park within the master-planned community, 7604 Skytree Dr., on Wednesday. It anticipates the park to be complete in 2023.

What’s in store?

  • Two playgrounds
    • One for children aged 2-5 and the other for older children
  • An open lawn and preserved green space
  • Public art installations
  • A splash pad
  • A bridge connection resembling the Pennybacker Bridge
  • Downtown skyline views

The park is located 2,300-acre Easton Park, which is located 12 miles away from downtown, and developers hope to host live music, food trucks and movies in the park once it is complete.

Brookfield Vice President of Land Matt McCafferty said the park will provide the community with “a vital space for play, events and programming.”

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