Hilton Austin Hotel

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Hilton Austin Hotel
Hilton Austin.jpg
Building from the west
General information
Status Complete
Type Hotel
Location 555 East 5th Street
Austin, Texas
Construction started July 10, 2001
Completed 2003
Opening 2003
Owner Hilton
Height
Roof 115 m (377 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 31
Design and construction
Architect Ellerbe Becket Inc, Susman Tisdale Gayle Architects (now STG Design, Inc)

The Hilton Austin Hotel is the largest and tallest hotel in Austin, Texas at 115 m (377 ft) tall with 31 stories.[1] Designed by Ellerbe Becket Inc and Susman Tisdale Gayle Architects (now STG Design, Inc), the building broke ground on July 10, 2001 and topped out officially on January 17, 2003, a span of 1 year, 6 months, and 7 days.[1][2] The largest ballroom in Austin also is located in this 31 story monolith.[1] In 2018, a $7.5 million overhead walkway was constructed to connect the sixth floor of the hotel with the fourth floor of the Convention Center.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Austin Hilton Convention Center Hotel". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2010-04-07. 
  2. ^ "Calculation Date". Timeanddate.com. Retrieved 2010-04-07. 
  3. ^ Bien, Calily (2018-01-08). "New overhead walkway will connect Hilton Austin to Austin Convention Center". KXAN. Retrieved 2018-07-08. 

Coordinates: 30°15′55″N 97°44′18″W / 30.2652°N 97.7382°W / 30.2652; -97.7382