The historic Norwood House makes some noise

Ever wonder what a house sounds like when it’s being moved?

For several years, a non-profit has worked to save Austin’s historic Norwood House, a distinctive 1922 Arts & Crafts bungalow on the shores of Lady Bird Lake.

On Monday, the house was shifted on the site to allow for foundation work to ensue.

To see more about the restoration of the Norwood House, go to


Author: Jeanne Claire van Ryzin

Jeanne Claire van Ryzin is the arts critic for the Austin American-Statesman. She writes about visual art, theater, dance, music, performance, public art, architecture and just about any combination thereof.

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