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    South Austin Projects (Lamar, Congress, Riverside, Barton Springs, South First, etc)

    Since we have a downtown projects thread, I figured I'd start one for South Austin. I wanted a place to post some Barton Springs and Riverside stuff, but didn't want to keep putting it on the Lamar demolition thread. I'm moving that info here.

    First up, I'm reposting the South Lamar renders.



    1 Hanover Apartments (340 units)



    2 South Lamar Plaza (440 units)





    3 Gibson Flats (202 units)



    4 Post South Lamar (298 units)





    5 South Lamar - Bluebonnet



    6 Lamar - Manchaca Residential (323 units, 30 townhomes)



    7 The 704 (378 units)



    Link to the much larger rendering: http://www.transwestern.net/Flyers/A...-Rendering.jpg

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    They want to change up the street grid at Riverside & Barton Springs. The city wants Congress and South First to be grand avenues like Michigan Ave in Chicago.



    1 Broadstone at Town Lake



    Waiting on a render. Their website: http://www.streetlightsres.com/about-slr.html

    2 StreetLights at Barton Springs & 3 Hyatt Regency parking garage and ballroom





    4 RiverView Apartments




    5 South Shore Project








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    Are you an architect, by chance?

    (Or better yet, an urban planner? Why design one building when you can design an entire city?)

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    1 Zilker Park Residences









    Hotel Zilker is still in planning. It will be next door to the apartments.



    2 Coldwater Apartments


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    Quote Originally Posted by Aqua Buddha View Post
    Are you an architect, by chance?

    (Or better yet, an urban planner? Why design one building when you can design an entire city?)
    Nope. I wish I could be an urban planner. Seems like a pretty cool career.

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    They do any flood improvement, or is the new construction significantly raised along S. Lamar/south of Town Lake? When it does start raining again (and it will) and the inevitable flooding starts, water is getting in those ground floors.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Longhorn Al View Post
    Nope. I wish I could be an urban planner. Seems like a pretty cool career.
    Being an architect is cooler. But the pay sucks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aqua Buddha View Post
    Are you an architect, by chance?

    (Or better yet, an urban planner? Why design one building when you can design an entire city?)
    Because of the $#@!ing VanBuren boys!

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    Longhorn Al, there's also that project on So. First near Ben White. It's huge. Tree something other. I'd post the rendering, but I'm also on my cell. When the old church on that propery went up for sale, I tried to get a buddy to buy it up. That lot was ripe for redevelopment.

    Also, what's the status of the Moon Units (also on So. First). That project has been sitting idle for years.

    Finally, I recall that the old Treehouse restaurant on Barton Springs next to the tracks was going to be redeveloped. Anyone know the status of that?

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    Interesting. I'll drive by that way after work. Hadn't heard about it. Post those renders when you get a chance.

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    As for that Treehouse development, I believe it has gone through a few names. Last I saw was simply 1155 Barton Springs. But I haven't seen much in my quick searches. A couple years ago it went bankrupt. I don't know if it's moving forward again or not. It was sort of a weird plan, though. Austin's most expensive condos ($1-6 million & ~900 sq ft) located right next to the tracks and Peter Pan Golf?

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    I did find this...

    http://www.stansberryengineering.com/work/SEC1155.pdf

    Stansberry Engineering Co. is the one listed on the case. https://www.ci.austin.tx.us/devrevie...erRSN=10870898

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bolverk View Post
    Also, what's the status of the Moon Units (also on So. First). That project has been sitting idle for years.
    My friend looked into buying this project. It was in a long painful arbitration between developer and builder when the structural foundation failed inspection and the project halted. Somebody is going to have to tear it down our put up some serious money and risk trying to fix the problems.
    Last edited by drunkfan#1; 01-09-2013 at 04:09 PM.

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    Longhown Al, that's a good looking sandwich in your avatar.

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    Oh yeah...and their skyline view from the top of that parking garage is unbelievable. I got this from their Facebook page:


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    Quote Originally Posted by Steel Shank View Post
    Longhown Al, that's a good looking sandwich in your avatar.
    haha thanks. I was wondering if people would remember my thread from a few years ago.

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    Another shot from that garage.


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    A vision of what could be at the Austin American-Statesman site at Congress and Barton Springs.


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    with average traffic, I can use Barton Springs Road to get from my home to the southern tip of downtown in about 8-9 minutes. I'm gonna go out on a limb, looking at these projects, and say that era is about over...

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    I read somewhere last year that they're rebuilding the bridge over Barton Creek (2014?)... that'll be fun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheCruiser View Post
    with average traffic, I can use Barton Springs Road to get from my home to the southern tip of downtown in about 8-9 minutes. I'm gonna go out on a limb, looking at these projects, and say that era is about over...
    pretty good odds. the fact that BS Rd is one of the main thoroughfares connecting west to central is not promising with that population growth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Longhorn Al View Post
    They want to change up the street grid at Riverside & Barton Springs. The city wants Congress and South First to be grand avenues like Michigan Ave in Chicago.
    what makes a street a 'grand avenue'?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Longhorn Al View Post
    As for that Treehouse development, I believe it has gone through a few names. Last I saw was simply 1155 Barton Springs. But I haven't seen much in my quick searches. A couple years ago it went bankrupt. I don't know if it's moving forward again or not. It was sort of a weird plan, though. Austin's most expensive condos ($1-6 million & ~900 sq ft) located right next to the tracks and Peter Pan Golf?
    And the Butler Pitch & Putt.

    That means those condos are within walking distance of TWO golf courses. Pretty swank and well worth $1,000/sf.

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    I'd love for somebody to finally do something with that eyesore Treehouse lot. Apparently, there's money to overhaul the Daugherty arts center and the park is only gonna get nicer and more utilized. El Alma is a great restaurant, and you've got the fun Elks lodge just up the hill so that corner really needs to get rid of the of the Treehouse building. But who the $#@! is gonna pay 7 figures to live on top of a railroad bridge? I can hear that damn train from my house and I live 3 miles from it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Longhorn Al View Post
    Nope. I wish I could be an urban planner. Seems like a pretty cool career.
    I got my masters in urban planning at UT. My profession is tangentially related; it's fun work.

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    My friend looked into buying this project. It was in a long painful arbitration between developer and builder when the structural foundation failed inspection and the project halted. Somebody is going to have to tear it down our put up some serious money and risk trying to fix the problems.
    Actually just toured the Moon Units today with a client that is going to be leasing two units there. The owners dropped alot of cash and have fixed all the issues needed. They are leasing all of the units out for around $1600-$1700 a month. They just came on the market for lease two days ago.

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    I'd never heard of that project so I checked their website. They call the area "SOFI" on their website... jesus $#@!. I've heard douchebags use that term in the past, but this is the first time I've seen it used commercially. Terrible
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    Quote Originally Posted by ryanbrowne88 View Post
    Actually just toured the Moon Units today with a client that is going to be leasing two units there. The owners dropped alot of cash and have fixed all the issues needed. They are leasing all of the units out for around $1600-$1700 a month. They just came on the market for lease two days ago.

    I'd be interested in knowing what they did to fix the issues. I was part of a group that coordinated some structural inspections and other items for Noble when the project was still under them.

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    Holy $#@!, I had no idea that the new Barlata location was this far along. It's going to be on the first floor retail of that monstrous project on the west side of South Lamar. the apartments are pretty much done, not sure of the name of the project. But saw the "Barlata: Coming Soon" sign on their first floor-the SW retail space. This man has the best tapas restaurants outside of the Iberian peninsula. And he, for some reason, chose our little town to be the next incantation of his tapas joints outside of Northern California. I could not be happier.

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    What part of South Lamar?

    Edit: Nevermind. Found it. Barlata signed a lease with Post Lamar. That project is nearing completion.
    Last edited by Longhorn Al; 01-12-2013 at 01:43 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KaiserSoze View Post
    I'd never heard of that project so I checked their website. They call the area "SOFI" on their website... jesus $#@!. I've heard douchebags use that term in the past, but this is the first time I've seen it used commercially. Terrible
    SoFi is so stupid. So are SoLa and SoCo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by random horn View Post
    what makes a street a 'grand avenue'?
    I misspoke. Austin is calling the projects downtown "Great Streets." It's just a project to make downtown streets more pedestrian friendly with wider sidewalks, trees, bike lanes, etc. The project on South First and Congress are going to be similar because the city wants them to be nice entryways to downtown. I read an article that said they want Congress to be renowned like Michigan Ave in Chicago and Sunset Blvd in LA.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheCruiser View Post
    And he, for some reason, chose our little town to be the next incantation of his tapas joints outside of Northern California. I could not be happier.
    a metro nearing 2 million persons, and among the fastest growing in the nation is not a little town. im not surprised at all.

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    Just saw this piece about the Broken Spoke on the NYTimes website:
    Accommodating an Old Honky-Tonk in New Austin
    Old Austin clashes with New Austin nearly every day, causing much worry among the city’s natives: Will these new condos and luxury hotels rub out everything that makes their weird city great? Will the shows for hipster musicians dry up? Is $10 guacamole really worth it?

    The anguish is not new. A generation of Austinites has unsuccessfully battled against losing iconic institutions like the Armadillo World Headquarters, Liberty Lunch and Las Manitas — all razed to make way for New Austin. But one developer is trying to prove that the old and new can cohabit.

    For the last eight months, the developer, Transwestern, has been overhauling a seven-acre plot in South Austin. The area is a mess: bulldozers and excavators sit among tall piles of dirt and rock; 20-foot-high concrete piers jut out of the ground; and a jagged eight-foot trench is framed by hundreds of feet of orange-and-white highway barriers lining the road’s shoulder.

    At the center of this chaotic scene sits an old, squat red building, dwarfed by pipes and slabs, looking like the last proud holdout in a world gone mad. This is the Broken Spoke, and it is arguably the greatest honky-tonk of all time. The Spoke, which was built by James White in 1964, has hosted everyone from Bob Wills and Willie Nelson to an unknown George Strait. It attracts tourists from Japan and England and celebrities from Hollywood. They gawk and drink and dance at the most famous club in a city that bills itself as the Live Music Capital of the World.

    And now, Transwestern is trying to save it while surrounding it with its own version of New Austin, the 704. The $60 million complex (named after the area’s ZIP code, 78704) will have 385 apartments and 20,000 square feet of retail space in two five-story buildings flanking the Spoke. It will feature a fitness center, a yoga studio and a bocce court.

    Ty Puckett, Transwestern’s executive vice president of development, used to go to the Spoke when he attended the University of Texas. “I’ve been here 40 years and I’ve seen too many great spots that made Austin Austin get torn down,” he said.

    So he worked with the company to preserve it, giving Mr. White a 10-year lease (with renewal options), paying for valet parking to make up for the spaces lost to the construction, and even fixing up the old Texas Top Hands tour bus that has been outside the club since the 1970s.

    Transwestern also designed the 704 to fit the Spoke’s aesthetic. “We’re integrating design features, like vintage signs, to keep it rustic, keep the down-home South Austin feel,” Mr. Puckett said. “Our goal is to make the Spoke feel like an integrated part of the project.”

    Drivers on South Lamar Boulevard who look at the construction must think there is no way the Spoke can survive. Mr. White, 73, is not so sure.

    “We’re like the Alamo,” he said. “There are a lot of tall buildings around it, too, but when you open the door and go inside, you don’t see them — you say, ‘I’m in the Alamo.’ When you open the door here, you think, ‘I’m in the best honky-tonk in Texas.’ ”

    The Spoke has not changed much in 48 years. Patrons still eat chicken fried steak on gingham-covered tables and two-step on a concrete floor to performers like the Derailers and Dale Watson. The ceiling, which in places is so low that some men have to doff their cowboy hats, is patched together with warped tiles, particle board, plywood and corrugated metal.

    The stage’s art is a Texas flag and a mural of a cowboy singing to a horse. The waitresses look like characters from Tammy Wynette songs.

    “When you step on the floor, you’re part of something much bigger than just another night out two-stepping,” said Margaret Shaw, a regular. “I don’t know if he meant to, but Mr. White created something magical, almost spiritual. It’s like going to church.”

    Mr. White is there most nights, dressed in jeans and a cowboy shirt and hat, stamping hands and talking to people. He thanks them for coming — the crowd is smaller these days, about 50 to 100 fewer patrons than the 300 to 400 who generally showed up on weekends, because there are so few places to park.

    Mr. White is confident that if he can tough out the next seven months (the north apartments are set to take tenants in August), he will have a new clientele. But he has no intention of changing the place to fit the new development. The Spoke turns 50 next year, a few months after Mr. White turns 75, and when he is ready, he will hand it over to his daughters, and then their children. The Spoke, he said, is not going anywhere.

    “When I built the Spoke in 1964, it was surrounded by fields,” he said. “I worked 16 hours a day, and I never thought I wouldn’t make it. I figured, give the people cold beer, good food at reasonable prices and a good time — and you’re going to make it.

    “I feel the same today. I’m not leaving. I’m going to make it.”
    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/13/us...=fb-share&_r=0

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    Quote Originally Posted by Longhorn Al View Post
    I misspoke. Austin is calling the projects downtown "Great Streets." It's just a project to make downtown streets more pedestrian friendly with wider sidewalks, trees, bike lanes, etc. The project on South First and Congress are going to be similar because the city wants them to be nice entryways to downtown. I read an article that said they want Congress to be renowned like Michigan Ave in Chicago and Sunset Blvd in LA.
    Too bad all that happened was we lost parallel parking spaces and had to pay someone to haul off the benches we paid an outlandish price for because homeless people were using them as literary salons, futons, and toilets. Chalk it up to the $1.5mm campaign to educate people on the harms of plastic bags (Akroyd can tell you---"Says here right on the bag---hey kid, be careful! Plastic bags suffocate!"). Meanwhile, cities of our size average around 2.5 officers per 1,000 people. We're at less than 2.0.

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    be damn careful what you wish for on that last sentence there cruiser

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    In the early 1960s my brother used to be in a partnership that owned a trailer park consisting of several acres around where the Spoke was later built. May have been the same property. That area was on the outskirts of SW Austin then.....cedar chopper country.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluto View Post
    be damn careful what you wish for on that last sentence there cruiser
    Yep.

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    No, I get what you mean. A Libertarian at heart, and at the polls, I have tremendous pause when I say things about more police. And I guess I'm just being greedy about my own neighborhood and not necessarily calling for sweeping changes. We have right around 100 homes in our HOA. We have had nearly 40 property and residential crimes in our little 'hood in the last 12 months. That's pretty $#@!ing insane.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheCruiser View Post
    We have had nearly 40 property and residential crimes in our little 'hood in the last 12 months. That's pretty $#@!ing insane.

    C'mon, we all know the police don't bother with those types of crimes in Austin- they're busy charging people who've had 2 drinks with the DWI money grab.

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    The multifamily project that will replace a downtown Taco Cabana restaurant will be taller and denser than originally proposed if developers gain approval for a rezoning request that’s in the works.

    Stephen Drenner, an entitlement lawyer with Winstead PC, said his client — a partnership of Post Investment Group of Los Angeles and Ascension Development of Dallas — submitted new plans to the city for the almost 1-acre site at South Lamar Boulevard and Riverside Drive. The new design contemplates 96 feet of height, or about 10 stories — nearly 50 percent above the current limit of 65 feet.
    http://www.bizjournals.com/austin/pr...w-grander.html

    I can't get the rendering to hotlink.

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    That looks to be 9 stories there in front and the part of the building in the back looks to be 10 stories. Nice.

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    StreetLights at 214 Barton Springs update...

    http://www.rebusinessonline.com/main...5&region=Texas


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    Quote Originally Posted by Longhorn Al View Post
    StreetLights at 214 Barton Springs update...

    http://www.rebusinessonline.com/main...5&region=Texas

    Is that where Hooters is? Or is it the construction site behind that funky old build at South Congress and Barton Springs.

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    Same parking lot as RunTex.

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    Affordable apartments over a new Goodwill on South Lamar





    Lamar Village redevelopment 38th & Lamar



    Tarlton 360 @ site of now closed Barton Creek Cinema - supposed to start sometime this year



    Taco Cabana site @ Lamar & Riverside proposed rendering - awaiting approval



    Soco Hotel starts construction later this year on the site of the food trailers on South Congress.








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    Another project announced for South Lamar. Not exactly sure where, but it's owned by Post Properties. Could be in the lot next to Post.

    http://www.theprestonpartnership.com...story-type-iii



    Here maybe?


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