Most People Don’t Know The History Behind These 5 Famous Austin Streets

Austin sure has changed over the years, but you’ll still find glimpses of the past tucked away here. From South Congress Avenue to East 11th Street, these places have some stories to tell. Most people don’t know the history behind these five famous Austin streets.

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Aching for more Austin history? These 10 then and now photos show just how much this city has changed.