A statue of George Washington by noted sculptor Pompeo Coppini commands a view of the Texas Capitol from the nearby South Mall of the University of Texas.
The Main Building (UT Tower) at the University of Texas reaches into the evening sky over Austin.
The setting sun illuminates buildings along the shoreline of Austin, Texas’ Lady Bird Lake.
The Main Building at the University of Texas rises into the cloudy sky over Austin.
Architectural detail of the concrete exterior of the University of Texas’ Harry Ransom Center, Austin, Texas.
The Texas Capitol’s rotunda, as seen from the adjacent open air Central Court in the building’s annex, Austin.
An ornate balcony at the University of Texas at Austin’s Battle Hall, home of the University’s Architecture & Planning Library.
The Missouri-Pacific/Union Pacific Railroad Bridge—built in 1902—spans Lady Bird Lake on the south side of Downtown Austin, Texas.
Pennybacker Bridge spans Lake Austin, connecting sections of Texas’ Loop 360 Highway.
The sun sets on Downtown Austin and the South First Street Bridge as it spans Lady Bird Lake.
The Congress Avenue Bridge spans the impoundment of the Colorado River known as Lady Bird Lake on the south side of Downtown Austin, Texas.
Architectural detail of the open-air rotunda of the Central Court at the Texas Capitol Extension in Austin.
The sun begins to dip below the South First Street Bridge as it sets on Austin’s Lady Bird Lake.
Architectural detail of the clock atop the 307-foot-tall Main Building at the University of Texas at Austin. Along the bottom of the image, one can see bullet holes from police officers returning the fire of mass murderer Charles Whitman during his 1966 massacre that left 16 people dead and a further 32 injured.
The rotunda and dome of the Texas State Capitol rises above the surrounding trees into the stormy skies over Austin.
The Union Pacific Railroad passes over Lady Bird Lake as the sun sets on Austin, Texas.
The sun sets on Austin’s South First Street Bridge as it spans Lady Bird Lake.
Exterior architectural detail of the imposing Texas State Capitol in Austin.
Interior detail of the rotunda and dome of the Texas State Capitol, Austin.
Austin, Texas’ skyline along the north shore of Lady Bird Lake (formerly known as Town Lake). (Bonus: Click the photo for a larger view!)