Saturday, December 3, 2016

Downtown Deparkinglottification continues: Tarmac broken and muddy sediment now being poked on Block 43


Another (half) city block being repurposed from surface parking lot to something else with deeper roots  

Rice no-longer-Hotel with new nearby construction crane
Hines' multi-faceted 609 Main Tower in the background, already crane-less 
 Drilling under way on South half of City Block 43 

City Block 43 bounded by Preston and Praierie N and S, and Milam and Travis, E and W, respectively 

 Foundation work under way at the Linbeck site 
The big screw on site drilling holes for foundation of what must be another coming highrise 
Below: More post-groundbreaking pics (Nov 8, 2016) 




Block 43 Linbeck project not shown on the Oct 2016 edition of the Downtown Development Map


BELOW: ARCHIVAL PIC OF PARKING LOT PRIOR TO GROUNDBREAKING 
WITH REMNANTS OF OLD RED BRICKS WALL ON THE EDGE 
Milam at Prairie - Aris Tower rising in the background (June 2016 photo)
Milam at Prairie - Aris Tower rising in the background (June 2016 photo) 



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