We asked thoughtful locals why the 1970s left such a lasting imprint on Austin. We received many provocative answers, which we’ll share here first.
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Charlie Betts, retired director of Downtown Austin Alliance, current chairman of Austin History Center Association
Technology has had a tremendous impact on our culture and ramped up in the 70″s. Semi-tech was critical in attracting technology of every type. Real estate values began their continuing rise as well as general cost of living. Wealth began accumulating like never before, and job opportunities broadened as never before.