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Detail from Sanborn Insurance Map of Austin, Texas,
1935-Sept.1961, Sheet 30. For the key to the map, click here.
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At this point the shops on the corner of 12th & Rio Grande included the Austin High Drug Store, Ray's Barber Shop, and Service Electronic Supply.

Additionally, doctors' offices appeared on the east side and southeast corner of the block, and the southwest corner was the home of Pla-a-Day Nursery Kindergarten.

Source:  1960 City Directory, Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.