Published on August 14th, 2014 | by Editor

Downtown Construction Update – Part 1 (PHOTOS)

Construction activity around downtown Austin doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon, and sometimes it can be hard to keep track of all the projects that are underway. BuildingATX is here to help! Here’s a snapshot of what’s happening downtown as of mid-August 2014:

Austin construction tower cranes

Tower cranes continue to dominate the skyline

The Bowie

The Bowie has topped out and is scheduled to open in November.


Hotel Van Zandt’s concrete structure is peeking above the trees on Rainey Street


The Colorado Tower office building is also topped out.


The 38-story GreenWater residential tower is just getting out of the ground


Nearby, the Seaholm retail (foreground) and residential tower (background) are making progress.


The 7Rio residential tower also appears to be at its final height.


South of the river, construction of The Catherine continues, while the trailhead improvements (foreground) wrap up.

What’s your favorite construction project downtown? Check back in a few days for Part 2 of this series!

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Kelly D. is a local engineering and construction professional and the editor of BuildingATX.com. In his day job, he is currently overseeing several construction projects across greater Austin. His postings on this site are his own and do not represent his employer’s positions, strategies, or opinions. You can reach him at [email protected]

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