This map of Austin, Texas was created in 1887 by Augustus Koch, a prominent 19th century map maker. The map shows a beautifully detailed bird’s eye view of Austin including street names and historical buildings.

Landmarks on the map include The University of Texas, Jewish Synagogue, Roman Catholic Church, Insane Asylum, Blind Asylum, Masonic Temple, City Hospital, General Land Office, Governor’s Mansion, Millett Opera House, City Water Works, Driskill Hotel, McDonald Building, Calcasieu Lumber Yard and more.

This historic map of Austin has been restored by KNOWOL. Reproductions of the restored map are available here.

Bird’s Eye View of Austin, Texas in 1887

This historic map of Austin will make an attractive addition to your office, library, or den and can even be used to teach children the geography and history of the area. When you’re done exploring, click here to get your copy.