El Chile Cafe moves, other Austin businesses move


El Chile Cafe y Cantina is moving from its current location, 1809 Manor Road, to a new home at 1900 Manor Road. (Darcy Sprague / Community Impact Journal)

1. After 18 years, El Chile Cafe y Cantina is moving from its current location, 1809 Manor Road, to a new home at 1900 Manor Road. The new location offers a larger patio and an updated interior. The restaurant will move this fall. 512-457-9900. www.elchilecafe.com

2. The Downtown Austin Community Court temporarily relocated its operations to One Texas Center at 505 Barton Springs Road on August 30. term location is identified and prepared. An announcement regarding DACC’s next permanent home is expected this fall. 512-974-4879. www.austintexas.gov/department/community-court

3. Floor Centers of Texas moved to 7120 Burnet Road, Austin on September 1, after nine years in East Austin. The owners sold their building at 5209 Cameron Road after increased investor interest and renovated an old machine shop to create their new site. 512-989-7737. https://floorcenterstx.com

4. Fortress Shoes moved its flagship store to a new space at 417 E. 43rd St., Austin, this summer. Previously located on South First Street, Fortress Shoes sells fair trade leather shoes handmade in Peru. The new Hyde Park showroom will be fully operational by mid-September. 512-856-4622. www.forteresse.chaeakers

5. Custom jewelry and repair shop Regard Jewelry has moved to 6800 Burnet Road, Ste. 4, Austin, on July 1 after the closure of its 8127 Messa Drive location. The store’s selection ranges from diamond rings and watches to Texas star-themed pieces and bluebonnet. Regard Jewelry also buys gold and offers in-house jewelry repairs. 737-300-2686. www.regardjewelry.com

6. The Texas Teachers Retirement System announced on September 17 that it would move its agency headquarters to downtown Austin, which will save the TRS member pension fund approximately $ 15 million. dollars over the next 20 years. TRS will move away from its 1000 Red River St., Austin, in the Mueller business district to 1900 Aldrich St. by 2023. www.trs.texas.gov

7. Non-denominational Christian Church The Vine moved services to the Texas Federation of Women’s Club mansion in July. Now located at 2312 San Gabriel St., Austin, The Vine launched in 2016 from Mercury Hall in South Austin. www.thevineaustin.org

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