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PICS OF AUSTIN, TEXAS
For my next photo installment, I've decided to bring y'all some images of a few
of Austin's landmark buildings, with several less familiar views thrown in.
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All images 2009 Jon Eric Narum





THE CITY OF AUSTIN
MAY 24th, 2009
I was taking a quick bike ride across the Pfluger Bridge to get some groceries, when I saw this
colorful view of the steadily evolving Austin skyline. The building in the center is our
tallest building, and the pointy one to the right previously held that distinction.

Click here to see an expanded view of the Austin skyline.
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2009 Jon Eric Narum










CITY OF AUSTIN POWER PLANT
The sunlight hitting the side of the old power plant, combined with the graying
sky in the distance, made the building appear to be positively glowing.

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2009 Jon Eric Narum










FACADE OF THE CITY OF AUSTIN POWER PLANT
Here's an obstructed view of the facade of the City of Austin Power Plant. The
building visible just beyond the smokestacks is The Monarch apartment tower.

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RED LIGHT
Once again, the top of The Monarch apartment tower is visible
in the background, with its distinctive underside lighting.

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EXTRA-PINK GRANITE
The distinguished pink granite of the Texas Capitol building took on an especially
pink glow as the evening sun highlighted the dome on this particular evening.

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HALF-MAST
At this point, I cannot recollect the reason for the flag being
flown at half-mast, but the light sure was nice on this day.

(Don't stop now)
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EAST SIDE CONVENIENCE
I just love the well-worn look
of the Comal Food Store.

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READ A BOOK!
I only recently observed this carved crest on a somewhat indistinctive
building facing 9th Street, two blocks west of Congress Avenue.

(Two to go)
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CLEAN MACHINES
This does not look like the kind of job I would enjoy, but I can imagine
one might enjoy seeing some interesting views -- both inside and out.

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CONDO CITY, TEXAS
This is the way the Austin city skyline looked on October 12th, 2008.
(That's all of 'em for now!)
2009 Jon Eric Narum