Historic Austin Tours

Preservation Austin's Historic Austin Tours series through the FREE OTOCAST APP allows users to experience Austin's history and culture as never before. These self-guided audio-visual tours explore the city's heritage through narrated histories and historic photographs. Grab your cellphone, download the app, and Austin's fascinating past will be at your fingertips!

This ever-growing series now includes:

  • CONGRESS AVENUE, including the Capitol complex and Paramount Theatre
  • EAST SIXTH STREET, including the Driskill Hotel and Alamo Ritz
  • OLD WEST AUSTIN, including the Castle and Moonlight Towers
  • ICONIC MUSIC VENUES, including the Victory Grill and Broken Spoke
  • TEJANO TRAIL, including Cristo Rey Catholic Church and Zavala Elementary
  • AFRICAN AMERICAN AUSTIN, including Rosewood Courts and the Modernist works of John S. Chase, FAIA

All tours are available for FREE through Otocast. Download today through iTunes or Google Play.

Historic AUSTIN Tours ARE made possible with generous funding by:


Additional Support by:

Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas
The Creekmore and Adele Fath Charitable Foundation
Lucy Perez Photography
Tenderling Design