Posts Tagged ‘downtown Austin’

The Austonian

I can’t find any information on how much steel or concrete was used in this great Steel Building.   Anyways here is some information about the building. Just a few minutes away from the State Capitol, The Austonian is within walking distance of more than 100 restaurants and nightclubs, dozens of cultural attractions and parks, as […]

Moonlight Towers

Moonlight Towers are unlike street lights that we see today on almost every street corner,  back in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s they were common in smaller cities these electric light towers designed to cover a circle of 3,000 feet .  The light towers provided lighting for a 4 square block area.  Between 1894-95 there […]