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Stephen F. Austin Hotel

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1924, Roy L. Thomas; 2000 rehabilitation, Shefelman and Nix. 701 Congress Ave.
  • (Photograph by Gerald Moorhead )

This downtown hotel ushered in the city's second round of first-class accommodations following a decline of the nineteenth-century hotels. A bare brick slab rises from a sparely ornamented, two-story classical base in limestone that picks up the cornice line of the earlier buildings on the street.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Stephen F. Austin Hotel", [Austin, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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