Take a self-guided audio tour of Congress Avenue right on your smartphone. Download the free Geotourist app on iTunes or Google Play stores to access the tour. Created by the Austin Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, the GPS-guided audio tour celebrates the history, architectural diversity and the cultural revival of Congress Street, a hip destination with eclectic shops, restaurants, music venues, art galleries and boutique hotels.
The tour starts at the Texas State Capitol, continues down to the Contemporary Austin, the city’s museum of art. After a stop at the Paramount Theater the tour crosses the Colorado River to SoCo to visit iconic and contemporary boutique hotels. The tour features award winning projects by architecture firms that are members of the AIA.
To access the tour, download the app on the website.