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Old Posted Aug 25, 2012, 5:59 PM
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Originally Posted by nixcity View Post
It has a base that makes you think its going to be 600 feet but no.....
I was thinking the same thing. It looks very similar to The Austonian base.

Originally Posted by ahealy
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Yeah, this really needs some retail. I hope whatever gets built at the post office site across the street is wrapped with retail on all sides. I really don't mind the design. It's too bad it couldn't be taller, but the design isn't bad. I do like the contrast between what I guess is limestone and the almost smokey glass.

Originally Posted by photoLith View Post
Wait, what is this? Any renders?
This is the construction site for the JW Marriott Convention Hotel. It'll be 408 feet tall with 34 floors and will have 1012 rooms. It'll be the largest JW Marriott in the world and the largest hotel in Austin. It officially broke ground this week.

Models here:

Building development thread here:
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