How does a beloved Austin music icon thrive for 25 years in a city on growth steroids?
Backed by a new band, The Towering Cranes, Austin’s most beloved icon appears daily on the shore of Lady Bird Lake.
Take a tour of the Austin landmarks we’ve loved and lost (but not forgotten).
Surviving as a local landmark in a city where development is on steroids takes a special quality.
Get a panoramic view of Austin’s condos and cranes by kayak, from the center of Lady Bird Lake.
The evolution of Austin, Texas has been swift. Or has it been a revolution?
Cherishing our beloved Austin, Texas landmarks: How Vanishing Austin moves on and lands at its true home, here.
The Broken Spoke, one of the definitive Texas dance halls, is disguised in a rustic dark red building on South Lamar and now completely enveloped by new upscale development.
It’s time for end-of-year portfolio assessments. First up: the giant wrecking ball that’s been tormenting Austin.
Yes, it does. As noted in What’s Vanished Since 2004, some of Austin’s best treasures have gone missing since I began my Vanishing Austin photo series that spring. It was Las Manitas on […]
A lot of Austin has gone missing since I began my Vanishing Austin photo series in the spring of 2004.
KXAN’s Josh Hinkle focused on Capitol Saddlery’s oversize boot to showcase my new poster debut, Endangered Species of Austin, drawn from my Vanishing Austin series, in his on-air piece, and an online story that aired […]