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Aerial Images - Zilker Tree at Night, Austin 1205-3

Zilker Park - Austin, Texas

Christmastime in Austin, Texas, brings the annual Zilker Park Tree and Trail of Lights. This evening image from early December shows the tree just days before the opening festivities - when everything is in place but not too many folks are out yet. In the distance, the skyline rises into the cold air, showing off one of its new highrises - the Jenga Tower. One of the things

I think make this image special is on the far left - the University of Texas Tower lit with the number “41” in honor of the late president George H. W. Bush. Photo © copyright by Rob Greebon.