Explore “Austin’s Postwar Boom,” Our Newest Self-Guided Tour!

“Austin’s Postwar Boom,” the newest installment of our Historic Austin Tours series, is here! This fascinating self-guided audio tour in the free Otocast app dives into the postwar buildings and cultural icons of Allandale, Brentwood... Read More »


PA Launches Historic Austin Tours 2 iPhone App, Download for a Chance To Win a Stay at the Driskill

Preservation Austin is pleased to announce the second historic tour app available for iPhone –Historic Austin Tours 2. Like the original Historic Austin Tours App, Historic Austin Tours 2 is designed for users to discover Central... Read More »


Tejano Walking & Music Legends Trails

by Lori Renteria The Tejano Healthy Walking Trail and Trail of Tejano Music Legends are currently being developed for east Austin.  A labor of love by 30+ volunteers, the Tejano Healthy Walking Trail was designed and created by... Read More »


Music and Preservation Make Sweet Harmony

By Melanie Martinez Preservation Austin Board member and local bassist Live music venues are as much about people as architecture, but the architecture sure does help. To my ear, the warm materials in old buildings make music so... Read More »


Historic Austin Tours App

Preservation Austin and the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau proudly present the Historic Austin Tours iPhone App.   Learn about Austin's past at your own pace with these tours including mapped locations, property descriptions,... Read More »