After posting Requiem for Resuscitation, I learned of a Austin Historic Preservation Office report on the building that has a more complete and accurate history (PDF). Sorry about not getting all the details correct.
On Monday, April 27, 2009 the Historic Landmark Commission voted to initiate historic zoning on the property.
- 405 W. 18th Street, Guadalupe entrance.
Let me begin by saying that rehabilitating 405 W. 18th Street will not turn hay into gold, much less save the city in one fail swoop. However, I have grown some fondness—in part due to the seemingly unnecessary neglect—for the building located at the address and feel like I should make some defense of it.
Following is a slideshow of selected country and general store images. All of the following photos were found on the site of the Library of Congress.
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Hi again! I’ve made a mix for this holiday season because A) I’m still cheap and B) like the idea of mixes. If you want even more me approved non-holiday holiday music, you should feel free to complete the collection with A Curated Christmas 2007 and/or A Curated Christmas 2005 (alternate link).
I hope your (economically affordable) holiday season is going most excellent and that the new year is way more bodacious than the last. Continue reading
Just one of the many awesome pictures in the public domain that the Library of Congress posted on Flickr.