Old Austin: A Virtual Tour

(really) old Austin, circa 1839

(really) old Austin, circa 1839

Old Austin Neighborhood Association has a block-by-block virtual tour of historic ‘Old Austin’.  Old Austin is that part of downtown which is north of 7th, south of 15th St., east of Lamar, west of San Antonio St.  At Oldaustin.org, you can learn more about the properties on each block.  You can even see historical maps dated from 1839-2008 for most blocks.  Check it out!


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Jude Galligan, REALTOR, Principal of TOWERS Realty and publisher of Downtown Austin Blog (aka. "DAB"), spends his time matching remarkable people with remarkable properties in Austin’s urban core. A resident owner in downtown Austin, Jude has served on the Board of the Downtown Austin Alliance (DAA) and the City of Austin Downtown Commission. Contact Jude.


  1. FYI, according to Ted Siff, the neighborhood association has renamed itself to ‘Original Austin Neighborhood Assocation’ despite the web site still showing the old name.

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