Pflugerville Plaza named finalist in Texas Downtown Association's Best Public Improvement Award

Pflugerville's downtown plaza was recognized by the Texas Downtown Association as a finalist for its 2019 "Best Public Improvement" award. (Courtesy city of Pflugerville)
Pflugerville's downtown plaza was recognized by the Texas Downtown Association as a finalist for its 2019 "Best Public Improvement" award. (Courtesy city of Pflugerville)

Pflugerville's downtown plaza was recognized by the Texas Downtown Association as a finalist for its 2019 "Best Public Improvement" award. (Courtesy city of Pflugerville)

The city of Pflugerville has been recognized as a finalist for the Texas Downtown Association 2019 President’s Awards Best Public Improvement award, according to a Nov. 14 news release.

Dubbed "The Best Little Plaza in Texas," the 6,000-square-foot space was built during April 2019's Plazapalooza, constructed in two days by city staff, civic groups and community members, per the release. Community events held in the space so far include Pflugerville's annual Park(ing) Day at the plaza and a National Night Out party, according to the release. The plaza will also be home to community gatherings, such as musical performances, in the coming future, the release confirmed.


“This public space is one of the best public improvements in the state which is why we have confidence in officially naming our downtown plaza, ‘The Best Little Plaza in Texas," City Manager Sereniah Breland said in the release.

For more information about the plaza, click here.
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By Kelsey Thompson

Kelsey Thompson is the reporter for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, where her work focuses on education, city government and community development. Originally from upstate New York, Kelsey relocated to Austin after graduating from Syracuse University in May 2019.


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