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Our Tower The Next 100 Years

The University of Texas at Austin is launching the first major investment in the Tower since its inception in 1937. We invite every Longhorn to join the effort.

Our Tower, The Next 100 Years

The Vision

We have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to restore, revitalize and reimagine our beloved UT Tower for Longhorns today and for generations to come.


We will restore the iconic exterior of the Tower and Main Building, including its limestone masonry, windows, spandrel panels, observation deck, clock and carillon bells, to its original grandeur.


We will enhance the Tower experience for the UT community and campus visitors by revitalizing key interior spaces like the ground floor, 27th floor and observation deck, creating an inviting, dynamic experience for visitors and new centers of learning and life for our students.


We will reimagine the spaces surrounding the Tower, building on the original 1933 master plan while supporting modern university life. Beautiful, welcoming spaces to congregate, from enhanced gardens to a new North Mall area, will give Longhorns new ways to create Tower memories.

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The Vision

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The History

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The Effort

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