Monday, February 15, 2016

The partial Galleria makeover and a few new developments nearby

WHITING-TURNER seized upon a prominent promotional opportunity
WT knows how to choose a spot with good visibility 
The rolling gate at the new Saks Fifth Avenue
- Highly exclusive: Access per permit only 
WT Galleria construction site (signage)

Doesn't look like an avenue - not yet anyhow 
Rendering the future: 
Speculative visual previews of Union Grille and Le Marsa 
West Alabama at McCulloch Circle 

Crosswalk on W Alabama at McCulloch Cir - Construction Site
Pedestrian crossing flanked by sidewalk stone spheres
Sun-bathed Bechtel Building in the distance 
 In the blue shell stage as of mid-Feb 2016 

The A.D. Players' New Play House   

5414 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056

Metal framing for forthcoming AD Players Theater on Westheimer
with the crown of the Astoria Condo Complex in the distance 
(at 1409 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056) 

Windingly ascending staircase being installed at AD Players' new performance hall,
that is currently at the skeleton stage
MATRIX Structural Engineers banner posted on site and project sign
listing participating professionals and contractors
Theater Construction at 5414 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056

New Luxe Store in Parking Lot
fronting Westheimer  

Newly opened Luxury Boutique THE WEBSTER at the Galleria
Luxury Boutique THE WEBSTER now open 
(new construction in what used to be a surface parking lot - atop the underground levels -
between The Cheesecake Factory and Westheimer) 
The Westheimer Ring at Post Oak Blvd with perching birds
Bird ring suspended above the Westheimer-Post Oak intersection 
Aging Hotel in Need of a Make-over 
THE WESTIN GALLERIA HOUSTON 5060 West Alabama, Houston, TX, 77056
The Westin Oaks at the Galleria (also known as The Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria,
The Westin Galleria) is showing its age  and badly needs a face-lift, or at least a facade powerwash
High-Altitute Blacktop
Tall William has been sporting that blacks square-head bandana
for months now   

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