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360 Condominiums

Identification

360 Condominiums
241697

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
postmodernism

Usage

residential condominium
shop(s)

Facts

  • Surpassed the Frost Bank Tower to become the tallest building in Austin. The building is also the first tallest in the city that is not located on Congress Avenue.
  • The building has a terrace level above the 17th floor at 174 feet 2 inches above the street. The podium level, which contains the swimming pool and sundeck above the 8th floor, is 87 feet 6 inches above the street.
  • Tower crane lowered on January 20, 2008. Fully removed from site on January 28, 2008.
  • The final section of the spire was hoisted into place at 9:18 am CST on January 15, 2008.
  • Originally announced as a 558 foot tower with 40 floors and 421 units. The design was made slimmer and more units were added.
  • The name was inspired by Austin's history of having "360" in the names of many things such as Loop 360 and the Pennybacker Bridge, which is also known as the Loop 360 Bridge. The name was also given to the building for the 360 degree views that the building will have of downtown.
  • Tallest building in Austin from January 15, 2008 until June 29, 2009, surpassed by The Austonian.
  • The building surpassed The Merc in Dallas as the tallest all residential building in Texas, and held that title for a year until The Austonian was completed.

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Location

360 Nueces Street
78701
U.S.A.

Technical Data

562.76 ft
562.76 ft
473.00 ft
461.75 ft
462.01 ft
44
2006
2008
$85,000,000

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

civil engineering, crane supplier (construction), developer, financing, general contractor, geotechnical engineering, glass supplier, MEP engineering, structural engineering