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Saint Edward's University Main Building

3001 South Congress Avenue
Austin TX United States

Construction Dates
Floor Count4
Building Uses
 - education
 - university
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - neo-gothic
 - limestone

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof133 ftBuilding manager, (height obtained by KevinL.)

Borough: South Austin
Neighborhood: Travis Heights
Development Zone: N/A

Architect: Nicholos Jo Clayton

- First highrise in Austin south of the Colorado River.

- Tallest building south of the river from 1889 to 1982.

- In 1922 the building was damaged by a tornado.

- The original 1889 building was destoryed by fire in 1903. A replica was rebuilt the same year.

- The building sits on a hill in South Austin overlooking downtown.

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