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Third + Shoal | 387' | 29-Stories | U/C

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This office tower is going up on the site of the Austin Music Hall.  One of the last events at the Austin Music Hall was Obama's March SXSW keynote address.  I can't confirm if demolition has started yet, but a tower crane permit for two cranes has been filed which is good sign that this project is a go.  Here are a few renderings from the architect's website:  

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Austin Towers is reporting that the ground breaking has been set for September.  That's only about six weeks away!

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That September groundbreaking looks to be on track.  This photo taken today by AustinGoesVerticle shows the demo fence that was installed around the former Austin Music Hall earlier today.

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Another shot of the imminent demo.  The official groundbreaking is allegedly this week, so it looks like the start of demolition will be the groundbreaking.

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I work by this site, and the destruction of the former Austin Music Hall has begun!

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The official groundbreaking is set for 09/22 which should be immediately after demolition wraps up.  So this project is good to go!

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These photos of the Austin Music Hall destruction were taken today by corvairkeith:  

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This photo shows the site prep for the 34-story Austin Proper Hotel & Residences taking place next to the 29-story Third + Shoal project.  The two cranes behind the Third + Shoal demo site are for the 58-story Independent Condo tower.

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The site prep on the left is for this project.  The excavation on the right is for the 397' Austin Proper Hotel & Residences.  The building at top left is the still U/C 400' 500 West 2nd St office tower which will be home to Google's Austin operations.  The crane cutting across the middle of the photo is for the 690' Independent condo tower.  At upper right is the 424' Northshore apartment tower that was completed earlier this year.  On the block just visible by the FedEx truck at center-right is the site of Green Water Residential #2 which should be 400'+.

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This one will be officially U/C soon as first the columns are just about ready to go up.  These photos are from the developer's Facebook page. 

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That's Austin Proper going up next door.

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A luffing crane went up this weekend.  It's right behind the Austin Proper tower crane in this corvairkeith photo.

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Here it is again as seen from across the river.  That ugly former power plant intake facility on the river with the graffiti will eventually be converted into a public space.

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The developer posted a 360 photo on their Facebook page.  I think construction is three floors up now.  Here's a screen capture.

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From a couple weeks ago.  That abandoned train trestle over Shoal Creek in the foreground is all that remains of an East/West rail line that rain through downtown when this area was a large industrial and warehouse district. 

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Photo by corvairkeith

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These updates are from earlier today by covairkeith at SSP.  Third + Shoal is on the left.

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Third+ Shoal is on the right in this one.

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This one is about nine floors up.  Here are some more AusTxDevelopment from SSP that were taken this weekend.

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