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For the first time in its 52-year history, Austin's classical music radio station KMFA 89.5 will have its own permanent home. The non-profit radio station has purchased land adjacent to the Rebekah Baines Johnson Center (RBJ Center) as part of a 17.8-acre yet-to-be-named, mixed-use development just east of IH-35 on the north shore of Lady Bird Lake, at 21 Waller Street. The planned 18,000-square-foot building will triple the size of the current KMFA studios in an office building on Lamar Blvd. Most importantly, the building will have new purpose-built amenities including performance and recording spaces and areas for special events.

"KMFA is evolving as Austin evolves. We are committed to meeting the demand for more live and local programming, robust onsite production and community events," said Ann Hum Wilson, KMFA's president and general manager. "These new headquarters will allow KMFA to share the joy of classical media in new ways for generations to come."

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