Congress Avenue Historic District

Congress Ave. from 1st to 11th Sts., Austin, Texas

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 11, 1978
Reference number
78002989
Architectural styles
Victorian; American Movement: Skyscraper
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Commerce; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Professional; Business
Current functions
Professional; Business
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1839; 1875
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 89
Non-contributing buildings: 22

Tags 

19th Century (36,351)
American Movement (6,254)
Austin, Texas (165)
Brick (42,457)
Built 1839 (182)
Built during 1830s (2,662)
District (10,142)
Skyscraper (100)
Stone (26,162)
Texas (3,573)
Travis County, Texas (167)
Victorian (19,690)

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