Congress Avenue Historic District

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

Historic Document

Congress Avenue Historic District is located in Travis County, Texas certified as a historic location on Friday August 11, 1978. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Commerce/Trade, more specifically a Professional, Business. Congress Avenue Historic District was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Community Planning And Development, Commerce, Architecture.

Congress Avenue Historic District Information

Other Name: See Also:Southwestern Telegraph and Telephone Building;Old B
Ownership Type: Private, Local
Type of Resource: District
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1839, 1875
Level of Governmental Significance: State
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Congress Avenue Historic District Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 383
Number of historically contributing buildings: 89
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 22
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Austin Historic Locations Travis County Historic Locations Texas Historic Locations