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Seaholm Power Plant

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1950–1958. West Ave. between Lady Bird Lake and W. Cesar Chavez St.
  • (Photograph by Gerald Moorhead )

The smokestacks of this industrial landmark rise along Lady Bird Lake on a 7.8-acre site named for Walter Seaholm, the city's fourth city manager. It is the centerpiece to a planned new development, a mixed-use area with a hotel, retail, offices, and condominiums.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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

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