Each week, 55 truckloads of concrete and 50 tons of structural steel are added to the structure of the Austonian, growing what will be the tallest building in Austin by one more floor. This week, the Austonian hit the half-way point — the 28th floor was poured ad the project continues on its march to completion in 2010.
Since it has been a little while, here are the key facts on the Austonian:
Height of Building: 683 feet; 56 stories
Gross Area Square Feet: 850,000
Total Residential Area Square Feet: 600,000
Total Number of Units: 188
Unit Size: 1,221 to 8,379 square feet
Shared Amenities: Over 40,000 square feet
Price Range: $559,000 to $8M+
Amenities: 24-hour concierge and security services, 24-hour valet service, housekeeping, dry cleaning and laundry services, Lobby-level retail, Secure climate controlled wine storage, Billiard room, 4 Guest suites, Private spa treatment rooms, Screening room with seating for 12, Conference room, Swimming pool, fitness center.
The Austonian under Construction (D’Arcy)
Here is the summary from the Statesman: