Jonestown, Texas: 21-Foot-Tall Eiffel Tower (Gone)

21-foot-tall Eiffel Tower -- a 1/50 scale replica -- built in France in 1989, stood in Austin 1998-2013, here 2018-2020. Was lit at night with color-shifting LEDs.
Quetzal Tex-Mex. On the north side of FM 1431, at its intersection with Ridgeway St.
Sept. 2020: Reported gone.

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21-Foot-Tall Eiffel Tower

It's not there anymore.

[Renee Addington, 09/11/2020]

Unfortunate timing to remove a convenient Eiffel Tower replica while the real thing is sealed off in pandemic-restricted France.

Eiffel Tower replica.

Eiffel Tower

Scaled-down Eiffel Tower in the corner of the lot of a Tex-Mex restaurant. It's lit at night, and slowly changes colors from bright white to a romantic blue.

[Laura Gatannah, 11/02/2018]

This 21-foot-tall Eiffel Tower -- a 1/50 scale replica -- was built in France in 1989 and stood in front of an Austin antiques shop from 1998 to 2013.

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