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Austin Grows Up

austin grows up

A view of Congress at Town Lake, looking north, with the new Altavida, Austonian, and 501 Congress skyscrapers.

January 24, 2007 – The latest downtown development announcement arrived this morning when I opened up the Austinist and read about the grandiose phallus in the sky, with the grammatically challenged name, “the Austonian”.  It seems like every couple of weeks there’s a new monolith being erected for the teeming millions of young urban professionals that are looking to resettle in Austin in the next 3-6 years, preferably in sky high, spacious ‘lofts’ downtown with gorgeous sightlines and charming floor plans.
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