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The Austonian

Identification

The Austonian
200 Congress
265207

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
caisson foundation
glass
light blue blue
postmodernism
flat roof with 1 box

Usages

residential condominium shop(s)
fitness center

Facts

  • Tower crane was removed over a two-week period starting on January 5, 2010.
  • Decorative lighting in the crown was first turned on on December 23, 2009.
  • The first tower crane was delivered to the site and erected on January 12, 2008.
  • The building officially became the tallest building in Austin on Monday, June 29, 2009, officially passing 360 Condominiums in height.
  • The building's podium fronting Congress Avenue is 93 feet tall.
  • The building is the tallest all-residential building in Texas, surpassing 360 Condominiums, also in Austin.
  • The building features a sky lounge on the 55th floor and a fitness center on the 56th floor.
  • The topping out ceremony was held on September 17, 2009 by adding a 32 foot steel beam to the building. It was signed by everyone who contributed to the construction of the building.
  • The building is visible in four Central Texas counties: Travis, Bastrop, Hays and Williamson Counties.
  • The building is the tallest building in Texas outside of Houston and Dallas, surpassing Burnett Plaza in Fort Worth, which formerly held that title.

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Location

200 Congress Avenue
78701
Warehouse District
Downtown
Austin
Texas
U.S.A.

Technical Data

682.91 ft
682.91 ft
682.91 ft
621.92 ft
634.91 ft
634.91 ft
56
2007
2010
$200,000,000

Involved Companies

MEP engineering, civil engineering, crane supplier (construction), developer, general contractor, interior designer, landscape architect, project management, structural engineering

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • Balconies are available
  • Exercise facility is available
  • Swimming pool is available
  • Tuned mass damper is installed
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