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Hey I did a quick guestimate on the amount of feet being built in Austin as far as UC buildings over 100ft. I could be off by like..600ft or so but it looks like something around 3,700 ft all together.

We could either have the single tallest building in the world, or have 37 100ft buildings throughout the city, how cool would that be?!
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Cool, yeah I gathered up on what I could think of as well and got 3,248ft. Though I wanted to include the Broadstone on the Lake project, but wasn't sure if that exceed 100ft. or not so I didn't include it. Btw I also included The Skyhouse, and Gables Park Tower as well.
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Looks like 35 was practically deserted on that pic of the I35 bridge over the river. What time was that picture taken? I think I 'll plan my next trip downtown whatever time that was...and day of week.
It was about 2 pm when I took that one last Sunday.

Speaking of creative photo editing...

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It was about 2 pm when I took that one last Sunday.

Speaking of creative photo editing...

Looks like North Korea!
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Looks like North Korea!
It needs one Mercedes limo to make the look complete.
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Soil samples being done at green site today

Could this be for the 2nd st. bridge?
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You know it Hill Country...
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That's awesome editing Kevin. I miss being able to do that...I have a Sunday off in a few weeks...looks like the best time and day to explore.
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Any updates of the Lamar Union and when it's suppose to open? It hasn't gotten too much buzz lately, but I'm really excited for it!
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Any updates of the Lamar Union and when it's suppose to open? It hasn't gotten too much buzz lately, but I'm really excited for it!
I just want my Alamo back!
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It was about 2 pm when I took that one last Sunday.

Speaking of creative photo editing...

A look into the future if I-35 is swapped with SH-130 tolls

Though reality is its never going to happen and thank goodness too. I just thought it was pretty funny looking at that picture. Good job Kevin.
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A CVC height determination request was filed today for 416 W. 11th Street. The site is currently a surface parking lot:

https://www.austintexas.gov/devrevie...erRSN=11070041
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A CVC height determination request was filed today for 416 W. 11th Street. The site is currently a surface parking lot:

https://www.austintexas.gov/devrevie...erRSN=11070041
I believe that's the site for the new PTA building.
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I believe that's the site for the new PTA building.
Well, that's not very exciting. But it makes sense because the site is not well suited for a residential building because it is directly across the street from the Travis Co. courthouse and criminal justice center. And that less than desirable view will not be going away any time soon.
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I believe that's the site for the new PTA building.

The new PTA building's address will be 408 West 11th, however the parking lot at 416 West 11th is directly adjacent so yes this is probably for the new, larger PTA building. Marketing flyer from Oxford's website is below:

http://oxco.reapplications.com/filec...h%20Street.pdf
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300-unit apartment project planned at Riverside Dr./Wickersham Ln.

http://www.statesman.com/news/busine...ide-dri/ncbwb/
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Now that The Thinkery is finished, I wonder how long before the 2nd Street Austin Children's Museum is sold, demolished, and redeveloped. That's a prime location.
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Now that The Thinkery is finished, I wonder how long before the 2nd Street Austin Children's Museum is sold, demolished, and redeveloped. That's a prime location.
World Class Capital, the ones behind 99 Trinity Tower, had filed for permits to develop the site. But they later withdrew the requests prior to submitting the site plan for 99 Trinity. I suspect they decided to focus on 99 Trinity instead.
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