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Old Posted Jun 19, 2008, 9:34 PM
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At least one of the buildings is said to be 725 feet. That would be 42 feet taller than The Austonian. Another proposed project though would be 95 to 105 feet taller than this building. Either way, Austin is jumping into the big leagues finally.

City Council picks Trammell Crow for redevelopment of Green
Developers beat 4 other teams for largest downtown project ever.

By Kate Miller Morton


Thursday, June 19, 2008

The Austin City Council on Wednesday unanimously chose Trammell Crow and its partners, Constructive Ventures and USAA Real Estate Co., for the single biggest downtown development project ever.


The Trammell Crow proposal

The team's plan includes buildings as high as 725 feet that would house:

265 apartments 500 condos

235 senior assisted living units

588,000 square feet of office space

160,000 square feet of retail

A 375-room hotel
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