City Lights: Austins Historic Moonlight Towers


Austins moonlight towers have long been a distinctive part of the citys landscape, their lights casting a gentle glow on the streets 165 feet below. Though Austins fifteen surviving towers are now the last of their kind, this form of street lighting was once common across the United States; in fact, Austin acquired its towers secondhand from Detroit, which in the 1890s had the most extensive such system in the world.
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