There have been rumbles, rumors, and reveals, but here is the official scoop on the Austin Lomography Gallery Store. We have a location, we have plans, and we are getting started. Take a peek at the genesis on the Austin home of Lomography!
We have an official address for the gallery store in Austin:
912 Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701
We are battling the Texas heat to get these doors open by the time it cools off. There is much work to be done to install Lomography in a space that is in a historic district of Austin. Our building is well over 100 years old and part of the Capitol Corridor. We are getting permission from all different directions.
Just how close to the TX capitol are we? Here’s the view from our door!
We are 2 blocks away from the seat of power in the state. Buried deep in the heart of Texas and it’s capitol city center is truly energizing. There are big plans for us to fit in with the Live Music Capitol of the World, but more on that later. We have some tall ceilings and some big space to fill. We can’t wait to see what kind of Lomo Wall we can fit in here.
Limestone covers all the walls and it’s restored to its original state from when it was first built. The last tenant, called Gem’s Jewelers, was owned and operated by Gem for 60 years. We are honored to take this space and polish it into the shiniest shop on Congress Ave.
Well, we have more work to do, as you can see, so we’re going to get back to it. Stay tuned for more updates on the build out of the first Lomography Gallery Store here in Austin.