Austin April 16, 2019
8 Photos Of Austin’s Historic District That Will Have You Longing For The Good Old Days
In the midst of downtown Austin’s shimmering skyscrapers sits a reminder of days gone by. Bremond Block is full of old homes that date all the way back to the 1850s. Stroll past the perfectly manicured lawns and gape at the exquisite architecture. This historic downtown neighborhood in Austin is full of jaw-dropping beauty.
Bremond Block is a unique district comprised of 11 gorgeous homes. The Victorian buildings are scattered across Guadalupe, 7th, and San Antonio Streets. It's the perfect outing for a leisurely, sunny day!
Most of the homes were built by prominent brothers Eugene and John Bremond between 1850 and 1910. This neighborhood is one of the last of its kind.
The Phillips-Bremond-Houston House was one of the first homes built in this district. Even though it's a simple one-story abode, the lovely shutters and quaint picket fence give it character.
The Eugene Bremond House was constructed in 1873, and its stunning wrap-around porch continues to dazzle passersby today.
There's so many delicate details to this home. You'll want to soak it all in!
John Bremond's House, built in 1886, is one of the most magnificent on the block. The glistening balconies and cast-iron porch really make this property shine.
The North Cottage may be small, but there's a layer of charm on top of it. This cozy home was built in 1879 by Harvey North. He passed this dwelling on to his daughter, Athalia, who used it as a music studio.
The Pierre Bremond House brings a bit of antiquated beauty to 7th Street. You definitely don't want to skip this part of the district.
There's so much to discover along Austin's neighborhood of historic homes.
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