- January 12, 2016

Developers Break Ground On The Next Tower To Be Dubbed Austin’s Tallest


The ground breaking ceremony, Monday, near the corner of W. 3rd St and West Ave. was held in the parking lot of a site once used by Austin Energy. From that spot the tallest residential high-rise west of the Mississippi is to be built. The 58 story – Independent- is a reflection of the city it is to tower above, according to developers.

“Austin is one of the few cities you get to express creatively in different ways; Austin itself is sort of a paradox so we love the idea and the acceptance of the Austin market for this kind of…