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Austin’s famous Pink House at 556 N. Central Avenue has been staving off demolition for years—and it’s finally being restored!

Painted in shades of vivid pink (both inside and out), this 1894 Queen Anne has been an adorable Central Avenue landmark for decades. As blockclubchi reported last month, the longtime owners were able to find a buyer for the home who is planning to invest the considerable cash needed to restore it.

In its heyday during the last quarter of the 19th century, Central Avenue between Lake and Chicago was something of a millionaire’s row, lined with large mansions belonging to wealthy Chicagoans who relocated to Austin for the extra space that wasn’t available in the city center.

Today, many of these houses, including the Pink House, are still standing. If you’ve yet to check out this area, I highly recommend it—but bundle up because that wind chill is not playing around!

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Wicked Winter Wednesday. This morning in Chiberia. ...

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Good Morning - Bună dimineaţa! - Labas rytas - Dobro jutro - 좋은 아침 - Buenos días - Labrīt - Bonjour - Добрий ранок - Guten Morgen - Bom Dia - 早上好 - Dobré ráno - Καλημέρα - Dzień dobry - доброе утро - Buongiorno - בוקר טוב - P'unchaw - Dobro Utro - おはようございます - 'ello gov'nor - Allí llanchu - صباح الخير ...

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Was it freezing this morning?
Yep!
Did I hate it?
No!
This morning I went for a walk with some of my homie rudyalceda phillipjsturm snappy.chan to North Ave beach to see the frozen lake and it was calming, peaceful and so beautiful to say the least. Will do it again. 💯💯💯

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Cold is beautiful. I’ll always appreciate the beauty of winter - especially along the lakefront. Today was my first time going out and shooting since my surgery. I’ve still got a bit to go, but at least I can get out and do what I love. The cold felt good. Thankfully, the winds were pretty calm this evening, too. #ILwx #Chiberia ...

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