Austin Art Deco & Streamline Moderne Buildings

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former Guaranty Finance Co. [gone]
Austin, TX
The former Guaranty Finance Co. building was built in 1946. In 2011, this limestone facade was removed.

McFarland House
Austin, TX
The McFarland House was built in 1947. In 2020, it was announced that the building would soon house Preservation Austin. For more, see this website. [map]

United States Court House
Austin, TX
This United States Court House was built from 1935-1936. In 2012, federal offices moved to a new court house. In 2016, there was talk of using this building for county court space. It's not clear if that has happened. For more, see this website. [map]

Austin Daily Tribune Building
Austin, TX
The Austin Daily Tribune Building was built in 1941. The newspaper folded in 1942. The State of Texas bought the building in 1945 and later renamed it the Ernest O. Thompson State Office Building. For more, see this website. [map]

Central Fire Station #1
Austin, TX
Central Fire Station #1 was designed by Edwin C. Kreisle and Max Brooks. It was built in 1938. [map]

Scarbrough Building
Austin, TX
The Scarbrough Building was built in 1909. The primary tenant was the Scarbrough department store which closed in 1983. In 1931, the facade got this Art Deco makeover. [map]

State Highway Building
Austin, TX
The State Highway Building was designed by Carleton Adams and built in 1933. In 1981, it was renamed the Dewitt C. Greer State Highway Building. For more, see this website. [map]

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Bohn House
Travis County Courthouse

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