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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Austin skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Austin architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Austin are included on this list. Information about these Austin buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Austin and older historic landmarks.

Use every item on this list for yours, from Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum to Austin State Hospital.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Austin?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Austin. Famous architectural houses within the city of Austin are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.

City/Town: Austin, Texas, USA

Style: Art Deco, Classical Revival

see more on 1918 State Office Building and 1933 State Highway Building
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800 Brazos


City/Town: Austin, Travis County, United States of America, Texas, North America

Building Function: Office Tower

Floor Space (sq. m): 15301.32

A. J. Jernigan House is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Austin Buildings & Structures
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A. J. Jernigan House


The A. J. Jernigan House, known as "Las Ventanas," is a historic home in west-central Austin, Texas. The home was designed and built in 1875 for Mr. Jernigan, then the Travis County treasurer, by noted master builder Abner Cook. The home was expanded in the late 1880s and 1912. In the late 20th ...more

City/Town: Austin, Texas, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1875

Style: Greek Revival, Italianate architecture

Arnold Bakery is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Austin Buildings & Structures
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Arnold Bakery


The Arnold Bakery Building is a historic commerce building in east-central Austin, Texas constructed around 1890. In addition to being a bakery, the building served many other purposes throughout the 20th century for the African-American community before falling into disrepair. In 2000, the building ...more

City/Town: Austin, Texas, USA