St. Mary's Cathedral, designed by noted Texas architect Nicholas J. Clayton, is the oldest Catholic church in Austin. ... More
St. Mary's Cathedral
St. Mary's Cathedral, designed by noted Texas architect Nicholas J. Clayton, is the oldest Catholic church in Austin. Construction was completed in 1884, but exquisite French and German stained glass windows were added in the 1890s. A beautiful piece of Gothic architecture, this small cathedral now seems almost dwarfed by the high-rise buildings downtown. Services are held seven days a week.
Originally housing the first classes ever held by the University of Texas at Austin in 1894, the remains of Austin's
first state house is directly across from the current State Capitol Building . Once serving as a temporary capitol ...
The former home and studio of German sculptress Elisabet Ney is open to the public for exploration. This home was
one of the first buildings erected in the Hyde Park neighborhood, which was developed as a suburb in 1892 ...
One of the first streets surveyed in Austin, Sixth was originally known as Pecan Street. During the day, shops, restaurants
and historic buildings are the main attraction, but by night, the street becomes festive with live music, shows and ...
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