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Ernest O. Thompson Building

Identification

Ernest O. Thompson Building
Austin Daily Tribune Building, Tribune Tower
134967

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
Art Deco

Usage

commercial office

Facts

  • Tallest building built in Austin during the 40s.
  • The building was purchased by the State of Texas in December 1945 for $736,000.
  • Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.
  • The building was originally the home of the Austin Daily Tribune, a short-lived newspaper that lasted from 1939 to 1942. The building was later bought by the State in 1945.

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Location

920 Colorado Street
78701
U.S.A.

Technical Data

136.00 ft
136.00 ft
136.00 ft
125.00 ft
11
1940

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