Sixth Street Historic District

Roughly bounded by 5th, 7th, Lavaca Sts. and I-35, Austin, Texas


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 30, 1975
Reference number
Architectural styles
American Movement: Early Commercial; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; Victorian
Areas of significance
Commerce; Ethnic Heritage - Black; Ethnic Heritage - European; Ethnic Heritage - Hispanic; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Hotel; Post office; Specialty store; Business
Current functions
Single dwelling; College; Business; Specialty store
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1839; 1875; 1890
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 135
Non-contributing buildings: 3