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Here’s Our First Look at the Two Towers Headed for Block 32 in Downtown Austin – TOWERS

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A view of the 301 San Jacinto warehouse building that housed a Mexican restaurant in 2009.Image: Wikimedia Commons

site plan update Block 32 Tower Project The city’s permitting process is currently underway, so you can get a closer look at the two towers that rise half a block high. east third When San Jacinto Street In downtown Austin — our city has been pretty spoiled with impressive new buildings lately, but these plans showcase a pair of towers of noteworthy design in the skyline. Turns out the developer is Austin himself manifold real estate, have Cooking for quite a few projects Block 32 is currently the largest potential.

The two towers rise with half blocks bounded by. San Jacinto Boulevard, East Third, East Fourth, Trinity Street just west of Austin Convention Center, Site currently occupied by warehouse-style buildings, including Vince Young Steakhouse, Alongside thomas printworks and the sunset room Event Venue — All of these will need to be demolished to make way for this project. Some controversy first.

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The tower is planned over two phases, but also rises from an eight-story shared car park spanning an entire half-block, including three underground garage levels.Soaring Phase 1 Tower 42nd floor As seen on the right below, it contains 340 multi-family homes along 20,000 square feet of retail space between the first and ninth amenity levels.Second stage towers taller than neighboring towers 55th floor In total, as seen on the left below, there are 276 key hotels, plus an additional 28,000 square feet of retail space divided into first floor, ninth floor hotel amenity levels, and a second residential amenity level. and is set to contain another 340 multifamily units. Located on the 22nd floor.Between both towers contains the complete complex 882,705 square feet.

South elevation of the Block 32 Tower complex. Exterior view of two tower developments facing West 3rd Avenue. Image: Kimley-Horn / Manifold Real Estate / Rhode Partners

Although we cannot judge all the details based on the black and white drawing of this complex, its architects road partners — a local company known for other area towers, including independent condominium — It looks like you designed two towers very trend curved facade, to the building High tech look.

It is unclear if this element serves an actual structural purpose alongside support for the tower’s inner core, but it is reminiscent of Lorde’s past work Independent and exposed tension rodsnot to mention the slight influence carried over from the design of the company’s (sadly never built) tower on top of the tower Royal Arch Masonic Lodge other downtown.Also in the plan Some superficial similarities with the proposal Manifold pitched a potential two-tower development on either side of West Avenue last year, but that may just be a coincidence.

Let’s take a closer look at the west face of the tower near the ground. This is the view from San Jacinto Boulevard. Image: Kimley-Horn / Manifold Real Estate / Rhode Partners

Based on this admittedly simplistic elevation, one thing that worries us a bit is the monolithic nature of the complex’s parking podium. The uneven vertical lines found in architectural drawings may allude to some kind of lighting system, or at least the use of interesting colors and materials. Most of the time. I hope the first real 3D rendering of this complex shows a bit more detail of what’s going on with the project’s podium exterior. A look at the Fairmont Austin.

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