Friday, April 20, 2012

Austin Buildings

I'm back. As if you missed me...

For now I'd like to focus on Austin. I live here and there are some really, really great buildings here. But there's also the bad side: the ugly, imposing modern buildings.

In particular, there are two buildings associated with Wells Fargo. The first is at 101 Congress, right near the Congress bridge and across the street from the equally hideous Radisson Hotel. The picture really doesn't do it justice - it's worse than it looks. It's wide as hell, and it looks like a pyramid built with a bunch of shit-colored legos.

See here:

Even worse is the Wells Fargo building up near 15th and San Antonio: