Festival Honors Original Name Of Sixth Street
Originally, Edwin Waller designed Austin’s street grid,
he named north-south streets after Texas rivers
and recommended numeric designations for east-west streets.
Instead, they were named after trees.
That decision was later reversed, and they were renamed with numbers.
Though Pecan Street became Sixth Street, the festival honors its original name.
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