The 600th Moonlight Prowl!

Moonlight Prowl 600Everyone is invited to Moonlight Prowl #600, scheduled for Friday, May 1st at 8 p.m. We’ll gather on the Main Mall, in front of the UT Tower.

UPDATE: Thank you for all the interest in attending the Moonlight Prowl! Unfortunately, the May 1st tour is full and then some. Another Prowl (number 601) has been scheduled for Friday, May 8th at 8 p.m.

RSVPs are not required, but appreciated. You can send me a quick email with the number in your party here, or RSVP via Facebook event here.

The Prowl is a nighttime history tour of the University of Texas that I first conducted in June 1988, and there have been about 38,000 Prowl “survivors” so far. For more info about the tour, go here.

Hope to see you on May 8th!

Jim

Upcoming Tours for October

Moonlight Prowl.October 3 2014

Don’t forget!

The next Moonlight Prowl is scheduled for Friday, October 3rd at 8 p.m., and it looks like the weather will be clear and cool!

The Moonlight Prowl is a nighttime campus tour packed with anecdotes of student life, campus architecture, and UT history. With content drawn from newspaper accounts and the University Archives, the Prowl is intended to help personalize the University, explore its history, and have some fun.

You’ll find more info about the Prowl here.

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Architecture Tour.Image

The UT Architecture Tour is an exploration of the architectural history of the University of Texas, from the first “Old Main” building set upon an almost barren forty-acre campus to Paul Cret’s grand master plan and iconic UT Tower. Along the way, we’ll investigate:

  • The UT campus of long ago.
  • Proposed campus master plans and what became of them.
  • The unique designs and uses of some of UT’s most prominent buildings.
  • Symbolism and meaning of campus landmarks and building decoration.
  • Landscaping on the Forty Acres.

Additional information about the tour is here.