Austin then & now

Congress Ave, circa 1916 (photo via Austin History Center)

I’m in love with this post from do512 that compares Austin from back in the day to the modern city. Here are some of my favorites:

The University of Texas at Austin Tower

The UT Tower being constructed, circa 1936 (photo via Austin History Center)

The UT Tower being constructed, 1936 (photo via Austin History Center)

UT Tower, 2015

UT Tower, 2015

Congress Avenue

Congress Ave, circa 1916 (photo via Austin History Center)

Congress Ave, 1916 (Austin History Center)

Congress Ave, 2016

Congress Ave, 2016

I-35

I-35, circa 1960s (photo via Austin History Center)

I-35, 1960s (Austin History Center)

I-35, 2014

I-35, 2014

Barton Springs Pool

Barton Springs Pool, 1940s (Austin History Center)

Barton Springs Pool, 1940s (Austin History Center)

Barton Springs Pool, 2010 (photo via nmking01.wordpress.com)

Barton Springs Pool, 2010 (photo via nmking01.wordpress.com)

Check out more photos at Austin: Then and Now via do512.com.

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