Austin Central Library, Austin Public Library
BEST CITY TOWNLAKE VIEWS! 6-floor library with modern architecture & high-tech amenities, plus a roof garden, a cafe & a shop. Best 6th floor rooftop views of Townlake and the City! AREA: Downtown/Cesar Chavez COVER: No Cover/Free PARKING: Free 1-hour garage parking behind it. Use West Avenue…
The most unique parts of Austin are in the heart of the city. Find a good book and make your way to the top floor for the best view for reading.
Incredible new library with fantastic architecture. Lots of kids activities. In the art Deco City Power building complex containing great restaurants and a Trader Joe's.
New and cool space. Excellent kids and teens sections. Good place to people watch or work.
“Great bakery, food and beer. The Linc location has easier parking but the location on 6th street is on Waller creek so the patios are nice. The pretzels are awesome. ”
“Food court with top Austin restaurants serving to-go fare...you can eat at indoor or outdoor tables, or takeaway for a fancy picnic ”
“ Mount Bonnell, at 785 feet (239 metres), is one of the city’s highest points and features a 99-step climb to the top.”
“South Congress draws plenty of foot traffic to its vibrant stretch of hip boutiques, trendy lodging options and Austin-original eateries. Live music shows abound, including nightly sets at the legendary Continental Club. There’s also a picture-postcard vista of the Texas State Capitol. Taking flight every summer evening from beneath the Congress Avenue Bridge is the world’s largest urban bat colony.”