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65-story tower with luxury hotel rooms, condos coming to Downtown Austin

Rendering of the East 2nd Street building by developers Intracorp. (Williams New York)

A mixed-use tower with luxury condominiums and hotel rooms that will stand at a colossal 65 stories is coming to Downtown Austin.

It’s set to be the city’s second-largest tower, just below Meta’s under-construction high-rise at West Sixth and Guadalupe Street. This building, meanwhile, is 750 feet tall and located on East 2nd Street by the Austin Convention Center.

Residences will take up floors 39-65 above a Hilton Conrad hotel and include spaces ranging from one to four bedrooms. Local real estate developer Intracorp says the residents can enjoy amenities like a fitness studio, pool and spa. It’ll also feature private outdoor spaces and views with a ground floor including restaurant and retail space.

The project is under the city’s review process and is currently at the site of Micheladas Cafe y Cantina and the offices of Knight Real Estate, which is a historical building.

The Austin American-Statesman reports that it will be conveyed to the Guadalupe Neighborhood Development Corp. Intracorp also told the Statesman that the building will be preserved and moved to an affordable housing subdivision in East Austin’s Govalle neighborhood.

Austin-based Page Architects are part of the project, along with interior design by Houston’s Rottet Studio.


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