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					Central Austin Emerging Projects
April 30, 2004

Under Construction
Commercial C2b Austin Market District (Whole Foods Block)
Completion: Late 2004 Contact: Brad Schlosser, David Vitanza Schlosser Development Corp. 472-7774 This project includes an 80,000 sq. ft. Whole Foods grocery store, a seven-story, 200,000 sq. ft. office tower to house Whole Food’s corporate and Southwest regional offices, and 5,000 sq. ft. of additional retail at 6th and Bowie.

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Eleven East (11th Street Commercial Corridor)
Completion: Spring 2004 Contact: Byron Marshall, Executive Director Austin Revitalization Authority 469-1705 This Austin Revitalization Authority redevelopment of a three block section of E. 11th Street will include office, retail and residential uses. The first phase, starting early 2003, will have 20,000 s.f. of retail, 37,000 s.f. office, 8 townhomes and 6 live/work units. Projects: Eleven East (commercial) and Legacy Estates (residential).

Residential R3 AMLI Residential: Block 20
Completion: March 2004 (first units), complete June 2004 Contact: Taylor Bowen AMLI Residential Properties 972-265-6700 This project has 220 apartment units (6 levels) above street level retail and restaurants (41,675 sq. ft.), with 336 underground parking spaces.

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404 Rio Grande
Completion: First Units October 2003; completion early 2004 Contact: Tucker Lynch, Greg Jones Phoenix Property Co. 214-880-0350 Phoenix Property Co. is completing 140 apartment units in a 4 story building, with structured parking.

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Austin City Lofts
Completion: March 2004 Contact: Bobby Nail CLB Partners 474-2100 CLB Partners is completing an 82-unit (62 flats and 20 two-story loft homes), 14-story high rise condo project with 3,600 sq. ft. of street-level retail. Units range from $270,000 to $1,500,000.

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City A5 New City Hall and Public Plaza
Completion: November 2004 Contact: Nathan Schneider Economic Growth & Redevelopment Services Office City of Austin 974-7131 The 115,000 sq. ft building, designed by critically-acclaimed architect Antoine Predock, began in April 2003 and will be completed in November 2004.

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Convention Center Parking Garage & Central Chilling Plant
Completion: January 2005 (garage), August 2005 (chiller) Contact: Robert Holland City of Austin Public Works Department 404-4191 This project includes a 685 space parking garage, an Austin Energy district chilling plant, and 18,000 s.f. street-level retail/office uses.

University of Texas UT3 Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art
Completion: Fall 2005 Contact: Jessie Otto Hite, Director The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art University of Texas at Austin 512-471-7324 The Blanton’s state-of-the-art new facility, located near the heart of the city at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Congress Avenue, is scheduled to open in 2005. Composed of two buildings that face one another across a landscaped pedestrian passageway and plaza, the new facility will create an inviting public gathering space and form a gateway between the historic university campus and the Austin community. The 100,000-square-foot Gallery Building will house the museum’s collections and exhibitions. The 35,000-square-foot Education, Visitor Services, and Administration Building (education building) will be the center of the museum’s programs that serve a range of audiences, including university students, school children and the public.

Non-Profit / Other O6 Texas Retired Teachers Association
Completion: Summer 2004 Contact: Mike Lehr, Executive Director Texas Retired Teachers Association 476-1622 43,133 sq. ft. administrative office building for Texas Retired Teachers Association.

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Planned
Commercial C2c Austin Market District (East Block)
Contact: Brad Schlosser, David Vitanza Schlosser Development Corp. 472-7774 Preliminary proposals are for a retail, restaurant and office mixed-use development.

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Austin Market District (Sixth+Lamar / North Block)
Start Construction: Late 2004 Contact: Brad Schlosser, David Vitanza Schlosser Development Corp. 472-7774 The proposed redevelopment of the current Whole Foods building would include retail (including Book People), restaurant and office mixed-use development, and possibly a 4-screen movie theater.

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Residence Inn / Courtyard by Marriott
Start Construction: 2004 Contact: Ben Turner Consort, Inc. 469-0500 Twin 16 story towers (170-room Residence Inn and 270-room Courtyard by Marriott) will be located on a half block north of 4th between Trinity and San Jacinto, across from Brush Square and the Convention Center. A two story building will be located between the two towers.

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Sixth and Nueces
Contact: Jill Rowe Rowe Investments 512-795-0077 x 11 Preliminary plans are for a mixed-use development on former the Intel Phase II site on W. 5th St.

Residential R5.1 Rainey Street Apartments
Start Construction: Early 2004 Contact: Larry Lee FF Development LP (617) 816-9417 FF Development LP, based in Grand Prairie, plans to build a 250 unit, 13-story apartment building at the foot of Rainey Street, an area long targeted for revitalization. Aside from the penthouses, rents are expected to be in the same range as the other projects: from about $1,300 a month for 750 square feet to about $2,300 for 1,350 square feet. The apartments will be above a multilevel parking garage, with at least two levels underground.

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AMLI Residential: Block 22
Start Construction: undetermined Contact: Taylor Bowen AMLI Residential Properties 972-381-2817 Currently in design, this is will be a mixed use project with at least 220 residential units (6± levels) above street level retail, with underground parking.

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Four Seasons Residences
Start Construction: undetermined Contact: Art Carpenter Maritz Wolff & Co. 472-6444 Plans call for 129 condominiums units in a 28 story building adjacent to the Four Seasons. Prices will range from $375,000 to $3,000,000; sizes ranging from 1,580 sq. ft. to 4,800 sq. ft.

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La Vista on Lavaca
Start Construction: undetermined Contact: Mary Guerrero-McDonald Guerrero-McDonald & Associates 327-2166 This eight story building will have first floor restaurant/retail, 3 floors of executive suites, and 19 condos (700 s.f. to 2,000 s.f.) on 4 top floors.

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Park Place on Town Lake
Start Construction: undetermined Contact: Steffen E. Waltz 3621 Beverly, L.P. 457-8600 Preliminary plans are for 48 apartments in a mid-rise tower, on the site of the former Treehouse restaurant.

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Goodwill Site (Phoenix Properties)
Start Construction: late ‘04 - early -05 Contact: Tucker Lynch, Greg Jones Phoenix Property Co. 214-880-0350 Dallas-based Phoenix Properties, the developer of 404 Rio Grande, is planning a 4- to 6-story warehouse-style apartment building at the current site of Goodwill Industries at Third Street and Lamar Boulevard. The project is expected to have about 160 units.

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101 Colorado
Start Construction: December 2004 (tentative) Contact: Steve Ihnen, P.E. Garrett-Ihnen Civil Engineers 454-2400 x 11 MetLife Inc.'s Dallas office is planning a 27-story, 175 unit apartment tower on the half block lot just west of the 100 Congress. Six of the units will be 3 story townhomes overlooking Town Lake on Cesar Chavez.

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721 Congress
Start Construction: fall 2004 Contact: Sinclair Black Black & Vernooy Architects 474-1632 Architect Sinclair Black plans to renovate an existing one-story building at Eighth Street and Congress into a six-story building. The project will have 16 condos on the top four floors, street-level retail and office space on the second floor.

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Five Fifty Five (East 5th)
Start Construction: June 2001 (building only) Contact: Carl Cutler FaulknerUSA 652-4000 Co-located within the Hilton Austin building is Five Fifty Five, which will have 103 loft and penthouse residences. Marketing for the condos is expected to begin this summer.

City A2 Seaholm Power Plant Reuse / Seaholm District Master Plan
Contact: Jana McCann Transportation, Planning & Sustainability Dept. City of Austin 974-6096 The City is developing an RFP for redevelopment of the circa 1950 Art Deco Seaholm Power Plant and adjacent property, to create, a high quality, mixed-use cultural attraction. The RFP will be released in early May. The Seaholm District Master Plan was presented to the City Council for consideration of adoption in May 2002.

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Green Water Treatment Plant
Contact: Andy Covar, Assistant Director City of Austin 512-972-0174 The Water and Wastewater Utility will soon issue an RFQ for qualified firms interested in providing services relative to the preliminary engineering, design, and construction support services for a new water treatment plant to be sited at the existing Green Water Treatment Plant (WTP) site or another appropriate site.

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Mexican-American Cultural Center (MACC)
Start Construction: May 2005 (Phase I) Contact: Paul Medrano, Public Works City of Austin 974-7141 The 126,000 s.f. Cultural Center is to be dedicated to the preservation, creation, presentation and promotion of Mexican-American cultural arts and heritage. Phase I will include an outdoor plaza and a two-story structure to house offices with classrooms/meeting rooms. A multi-purpose building will be designed and constructed that will seat 300 people for a performance or 150 for a sit down dinner. Associated surface parking and landscaping will also be part of Phase I. Ultimately a large 800 seat theater, a small 300 seat theater, the outdoor Plaza, and the two story education, exhibit, rehearsal and office building and a two story parking garage will be built.

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Republic Square
Start Construction: Project is in Schematic Design; no dates have been set for construction. Contact: Stuart Strong City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department 974-6766 The City of Austin is working in collaboration with the Austin Parks Foundation, the Downtown Austin Alliance and the Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) to transform this often overlooked and underutilized Historic Square into a beautiful urban open space buzzing with people and activity. This initiative brings together private and public resources to create physical improvements and programs that attract, engage, and reflect Austin's diverse community. Jesus Moroles, an internationally known sculptor, has been commissioned by TCA to do a major art piece in the park. The Austin City Council has agreed to close the one block section of San Antonio Street between Republic Square and the site of the new Federal Court House (project # US1), and efforts are beginning to coordinate and link the design of the two sites.

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Block 21
Contact: Michael Knox City of Austin Economic Growth & Redevelopment Services 974-6415 An RFP was issued March 2004 for development proposals for this key full block in the emerging Second Street Retail District. The City is seeking a proposal that: • provides a positive economic and financial impact to the City, • enhances and contributes to downtown and the 2nd Street District, with sufficient retail use, but also different uses and cultural or entertainment attractions; and • complements existing neighborhood uses and fits in well with the new City Hall, adjacent retail, and adjacent housing. Respondents are encouraged to include as part of their development proposals a viable proposal with one or more of the following cultural entities that meets the associated space and operational needs of the entity in a new downtown facility: • Texas Music Hall of Fame • "Austin City Limits" and KLRU Offices • Austin Children's Museum

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Town Lake Park, Phase II
Start Construction: May 2005 Contact: Robert Holland City of Austin, Public Works Department 404-4191 The construction of the second of four phases of the 54+ acre urban park is scheduled to start in May 2005. Phase II of the park will redevelop the old city coliseum site with an interactive fountain designed by artist Donald Lipski. Parking for approximately 60 park visitors will be provided just north of the Dougherty Arts Center. There will be an observation hill created for viewing, lots of landscape planting, a lagoon with water collected from the new Palmer Events Center, restrooms and a spiral garden area designed by a local artist team lead by Beverly Penn and funded by the Junior League of Austin as donation to the park.

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State of Texas S5 Texas Municipal Retirement System
Contact: Proposed State office building.

U.S. Government US1 Federal Courthouse
Start Construction: 2006 Contact: Leonard Murphy U.S. General Services Administration (817) 978-3452 The U.S. General Services Administration is developing a new 230,000 sq. ft. plus Federal Courthouse in downtown Austin, on the former Intel site, just west of Republic Square.

Capital Metro CM1 Saltillo District Redevelopment Master Plan
Start Construction: NA Contact: Sam Archer Asst. Director for Community Involvement Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (512) 389-7546 The Saltillo District Redevelopment Master Plan will provide the framework for development of approximately 11 acres of Capital Metro property along the E. 4th / E. 5th Streets corridor extending from I-35 to Comal St.

Transportation/Infrastructure T4b James Pfluger Pedestrian/Bicycle Bridge Extension
Start Construction: Undetermined Contact: Renee Orr City of Austin, Public Works Department 499-7241 This planned extension of the James Pfluger Pedestrian/Bicycle Bridge across Cesar Chavez to W. 5th Street is in preliminary design.

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Waller Creek Flood Diversion Tunnel
Contact: Gary Kosut, P.E. City of Austin, Watershed Protection & Development Review 974-3374 The proposed 15-22 ft diameter flood diversion tunnel would allow development of the existing flood plain in the lower Waller Creek area. The City and the County are discussing the economics of the project and are analyzing the construction alternatives - the original 22 foot diameter tunnel and the 15.5 foot diameter alternative working with the City's consultants and with representatives of the Downtown Austin Alliance. The City has also recently engaged economic development consultants to review the economic projections contained in Brown and Root / Espey Padden's additional studies. The consultants are Kent Dussair, President of CDS Market Research in Houston and Steve Spillette, of Spillette Consulting, also in Houston. They are expected to finish their work by the middle of May.

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Lance Armstrong Crosstown Bikeway
Start Construction: 2004 Contact: Stephen “Colly” Kreidler City of Austin 974-7046 This project will provide a continuous bike route for over 6 miles, beginning at Levander Loop at US 183, following 5th Street, passing through downtown along 4th and 3rd streets, and terminating near Deep Eddy pool just west of Mopac. The project will include both separated, paved bicycle path and bike lanes on city streets. The route is needed to provide non-motorized access to and through downtown, on bike facilities that are free of both cars, parked cars and crowds of joggers (as is the case of the Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail which is a recreational facility).

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Second Street District Streetscape Improvement Project
Start Construction: Fall 2004 (Phase I) Contact: Pollyanne Melton City of Austin, TPSD 512-974-6459 The vision for the project is to enhance the identity and image of downtown Austin as a civic and cultural destination for residents, visitors and businesses while preserving and enlivening Austin’s sense of place. The area has been and continues to undergo very positive redevelopment, helping to achieve the City’s vision of a dense, mixed-use downtown. However, the critical missing elements of this burgeoning downtown district have been the inclusion of a critical mass of retail (and other pedestrian-oriented uses) linked by a coherent and uniquely identified, pedestrian environment. When constructed, the reconfigured roadways and streetscape improvements will provide a public-friendly setting, linking two important civic destinations – the new City Hall and the Convention Center Complex – along what will become downtown’s key shopping or “pedestrian-dominant” spine.

Non-Profit / Other O3 Austin Museum of Art
Start Construction: undetermined Contact: Dana Friis-Hansen, Executive Director Austin Museum of Art 495-9224 x233 The the current plan for the site, located just south of Republic Square, is for an art museum with a theater, museum store, cafe, and underground parking garage.

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Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long Center for the Performing Arts
Start Construction: May 2005 Contact: Stan Haas TeamHaas Architects 478-1150 This project is the transformation of the existing Palmer Auditorium into a multi-theater performing arts center to provide performance and rehearsal facilities for all of Austin's performing artists. The center will be the permanent home to Austin Symphony Orchestra, Ballet Austin, and Austin Lyric Opera. In addition, world-class performance facilities will be available for the full range of Austin's other performing artists and arts organizations. The main 2,300-seat Dell Hall will feature two balconies; the smaller Rollins Studio Theater will be a flexible, 43’ x’ 60’ space that will seat up to 250.

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Susanna Dickinson House Renovation & Brush Square Renovation
Contact: Deborah Rosenquist Friends of the O. Henry Museum 472-1903 The mission of the Joseph and Susanna Dickinson-Hannig House Museum is to preserve the home and legacy of Alamo survivor Susanna Dickinson and to celebrate Texas’ historical heritage by providing programs and educational resources to visitors to Brush Square. Phase One includes the relocation of the Susanna Dickinson House on Brush Square’s northeast corner (completed), restoration of the house, and creation of a basic improvements plan for the restoration of Brush Square.

NOTE: This database has been produced by the City of Austin for the sole purpose of aiding planning decisions and is not warranted for any other use. No warranty is made by the City regarding its accuracy or completeness.