Downtown Murals

One of downtown Austin’s more famous street murals is hiding the burned-out shell of the Black Cat Lounge. A liquor application has been posted so perhaps this vacant space is about to be renovated? (Sixth Street and San Jacinto)

A lovely but fading park scene is painted on the side of the Ghost Inn. (Fourth and Guadalupe)

Now that the Hickory Street restaurant has been remodeled, a sign says that this mural on the side of the building will be repainted soon. (Eighth and Congress)

These brightly-colored butterflies are on the side of the State Theatre building. (Seventh and Congress)

As you might guess, this scene is painted on the side of a bar, Darwin’s Pub.(Sixth and San Jacinto)

This mural by Federico Archuleta was commissioned by the Mexic-Arte Museum and is a popular backdrop for engagement and wedding pictures. (Fifth and Congress)

Just a peaceful Texas scene: an armadillo crossing highway 183. (Sixth and San Jacinto)

Local hot dog establishment Frank has started a public art wall on the side of their restaurant. Each month a different artist is invited to create a new mural. (Fourth and Colorado)

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