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A herd of longhorn cattle graze under the skyline in Dallas on August 18, 1984.Austin in 1982 and 2020.AustinNothing makes the radical transformation of this formerly sleepy college town clearer than gazing north up Congress Avenue. This onetime low-rise assemblage of appliance shops, ice cream parlors, and department stores in the shadow of the Capitol dome now does a pretty good imitation of New York’s Madison Avenue.San Antonio in the 1970s and 2021.San AntonioThe Alamo City was Texas’s largest metropolis until oil boosted Dallas’s and Houston’s fortunes. Development has picked up recently, spurred by tourism, the health sector, and the Eagle Ford Shale, but San Antonio still boasts many fewer tall buildings than Austin, its smaller neighbor to the north.Dallas in the 1970s and 2020.DallasFew cities have been so eager to erect a building, demolish it, and build something…

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