Check Out Historic Austin Tours

Historic Austin, Texas

These self-guided audio-visual tours explore the city’s heritage through narrated histories and historic photographs. Grab your cellphone, download the app, and Austin’s fascinating past will be at your fingertips!


  • AFRICAN AMERICAN AUSTIN, including Rosewood Courts and the Modernist works of John S. Chase, FAIA

  • AUSTIN’S POSTWAR BOOM, featuring the mid-century heritage of Allandale, Brentwood, and Crestview

  • CONGRESS AVENUE, including the Capitol complex and Paramount Theatre

  • EAST SIXTH STREET, including the Driskill Hotel and Alamo Ritz

  • ICONIC MUSIC VENUES, including the Victory Grill and Broken Spoke

  • OLD WEST AUSTIN, including the Castle and Moonlight Towers

  • TEJANO TRAIL, including Cristo Rey Catholic Church and Zavala Elementary

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