I will use this for recording spy camera images of those who are loitering, late or going home early. Mobile safaris — These trips usually make use of 4X4 vehicles driven by guides to roam over a wider area, and they’re the preferred style in many places. Designed by Abner Cook, who specialized in the Federal style of homes for mostly private residences, the Governor’s Mansion was constructed between 1854 and 1856. It has a decidedly Greek Revival look to it, characterized by two-story porticos, Doric columns, and Cook’s signature X-and-sticks motif for upper and lower balustrades. Other Cook-designed projects in Austin include the Pease Mansion (6 Niles Rd), built in 1853 and features a front portico and two-story icon columns over the front door, and the Neill-Cochran House (2310 San Gabriel St), which was made of Austin limestone and Bastrop pine in 1855 and designed in a Greek-Revival style with two-story Doric columns across the wide front veranda. The Pease Mansion is privately owned and can be looked at from the street, but you can tour the Neill-Cochran House. Perhaps the best example of Austin architecture is the Governor’s Mansion (1010 Colorado St). The city of Austin sponsors a noon concert Fridays in front of Austin City Hall (301 W Second St), which is a great way to start the weekend. Da ta has been created by GSA C ontent Generator DE MO.
It’s what locals do every weekend and sometimes seven days a week, if they so choose, since there’s somebody playing somewhere every night. The city promotes the music with free noon concerts each Friday, and nearly every restaurant and bar in town has a band playing most nights. 2006 ACVB/The Oasis Restaurant The Oasis, a lakefront restaurant,is a favorite spot for watchingthe sun go down. 2006 Justin Cox At Kick Pleat, located in Austin’s South First Street area,you can shop for chic and pricey clothing. The Scarbrough Building (101 6th St) was made in 1911. Is the city’s first steel skyscraper. Check out the Austin Chronicle, the city’s entertainment and alternative news weekly, for club listings. There’s also the University of Texas Tower (23rd Street at Guadalupe), which was built in 1936 and is the pride of the University of Texas at Austin. The One Congress Plaza Building (111 Congress Ave) features a striking stair-steeped pyramid design with a tower camera on its roof, which belongs to KTBC Fox7. The coolest shopping district in Austin is the area known as “SoCo” or South Congress Avenue. Austin Farmer’s Market downtown in Republic Square (Fourth Street. The Sunset Valley Market (in the parking lot of Toney Burger Center in South Austin) is open between 9:30 am to 1:30 pm Saturdays.
The neat thing about shopping in Austin is that you’re bound to come accross something that you won’t find anywhere else — and that it was likely made by someone who lives here. Getting in a position to drive is not a right, but a privilege, and these divers who flaunt the speed limit are not only putting their lives, but the lives of others in danger. Ford Mondeo is considered to be a reliable car by most European citizens and that has brought the auto constructor in the position of changing the design and constantly improving the vehicle. The stunt doubles of Harrison Ford and Shia LaBeouf are riding a motorcycle during the filming of the “Indiana Jones” movie. Behold, a computer from a Ford Ranger! Also in northwest Austin is Lakeline Mall (11200 Lakeline Mall Dr), which includes more than 150 stores such as Dillard’s, Foley’s, and Mervyn’s, along with a nine-screen theatre, two sit-down restaurants, and a nine-merchant food court.
No visit to Austin is complete without partying on Sixth Street, so make that your first priority. The first building in Austin to have an electric elevator. In the South First Street area, Kick Pleat (910 South First) and Tryst (1002 South First) feature chic (and pricey) men’s and women’s clothes, and Sabia (1100 S First) is the salon to go to for skin, hair, facials, and massages. The Second Street area is the newest kid on the entertainment block in Austin. Once you’ve finished shopping, you may want to explore the nightlife and entertainment venues in Austin. Despite the unfortunate demise of popular live music venues like Steamboat and Liberty Lunch, Austin is still the place for live music, with something going on seven nights a week. South Congress Avenue, at one time known for its street walkers, is now home to such famed live music venues as The Continental Club and the ultra-hip Hotel San Jose.