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I think it's an old design or another building model swapped into the rendering to showcase Render Spot's capabilities. It looks like several newer buildings are missing from this skyline (Aris, 609 Main, 811 Main, Bank of America Tower) and the old Chronicle building and garage are still there. Also, this building appears to use the entire site, which now contains Phase I (the parking garage). I'm betting Linbeck isn't in a hurry to tear down their newly completed garage, so however the new building is designed it will probably fit in the footprint of the existing surface parking lot next to the garage.

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On 4/2/2015 at 1:00 AM, Urbannizer said:

Here's some purty renderings:

 

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Here's the real thing, from 4+ years ago... (h/t Urb)

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Now on the HAIF Development Map under the layer "Proposed" (should this go under "On-The-Market & Rumors" since we don't know if this still truely an active proposal?). For any updates on the status of this project. Please DM me.

Things to keep an eye on include (but not limited to):

-updated renders (will be adding pics to all projects later)
-project name changes

-changes in use or additions of uses

-changes in number of stories

-changes to Developer or additional Developers

-changes to Architect or additional Architects/Designers

-announcements or changes to construction dates / finish dates

 

If any of the above is missing in the project info already then please assist clarifying any missing info to me.

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Just now, Urbannizer said:

Proposed - there's still active listings online for this one.

 

I'll leave it on proposed then. Thanks for the heads up.

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So... the outfit touting their qualifications Shanghai'd the Houston skyline? :ph34r:

 

(I'll see myself out...)

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1 hour ago, nate4l1f3 said:

Don’t Shanghai my Houston?

 

Please Shanghai my Houston.

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6 hours ago, Urbannizer said:

 

Turns out this is a building in Shanghai.

 

http://www.skyscrapercenter.com/building/shanghai-wheelock-square/542

 

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My guess this building was used as a stand-in to visualize height and massing. Thats really going out of your way to recruit a visualization firm to realize that, but not something that hasn't been done before.

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2 hours ago, nate4l1f3 said:

Don’t Shanghai my Houston?

 

24 minutes ago, Urbannizer said:

 

Please Shanghai my Houston.

 

As long as they limit it to skyscraper construction, I'll allow it.  Another 20 million people evacuating the next hurricane would be kind of rough. 

 

 

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16 hours ago, Nate99 said:

 

 

As long as they limit it to skyscraper construction, I'll allow it.  Another 20 million people evacuating the next hurricane would be kind of rough. 

 

 

Not if we had high speed evacuation trains to Dallas

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17 hours ago, Nate99 said:

 

 

As long as they limit it to skyscraper construction, I'll allow it.  Another 20 million people evacuating the next hurricane would be kind of rough. 

 

 

People in Shanghai don't need to evacuate in typhoon season.

not only skyscrapers, we also need Shanghai subway, highway, maglev, high speed train, airport......

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7 hours ago, cspwal said:

Not if we had high speed evacuation trains to Dallas

 

Interesting logistics thought experiment.  One shrinking refugee camp on one end and a growing one at the other. 

 

5 hours ago, jackie21love said:

People in Shanghai don't need to evacuate in typhoon season.

not only skyscrapers, we also need Shanghai subway, highway, maglev, high speed train, airport......

 

That amount of people in one place is hard to get my head around. You would need every imaginable way to get around. 

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On 7/12/2019 at 12:55 PM, H-Town Man said:

You know things have slowed down if this thread is staying at the top of Going Up.

 

 

 

Things haven’t really slowed down, this project is just that really nice carrot dangling in front of HAIF’s collective face.  Forever elusive...

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20 minutes ago, brijonmang said:

 

Things haven’t really slowed down, this project is just that really nice carrot dangling in front of HAIF’s collective face.  Forever elusive...

 

They've slowed some. This lot needs to sit for a few years until the hotel market comes back and then put a nice hotel here, or mixed use with hotel component. Last thing we want here is a huge glass office building looming over Market Square.

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