Austin, Texas: Cathedral of Junk

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Address:
4422 Lareina Dr., Austin, TX
Directions:
On the south side of town. US 81/290 to the Hwy 71 (Ben White Blvd E.) exit. Hwy 71 west to the Congress Ave. exit. Head south a couple of blocks, turn right on St. Elmo Rd W., then take the second left onto Lareina.
Hours:
Private home. By appt. (Call to verify)
Phone:
512-299-7413
RA Rates:
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Cathedral of Junk.

Cathedral of Junk
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Cathedral of Junk.

Cathedral of Junk

Totally rad! Make sure to call ahead. Guy that runs it is over being a tour guide I think, but definitely worth a stop.

[Joie, 02/28/2015]

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