Austin’s skyline has changed a lot over the years and that change isn’t stopping any time soon.
The skyline has three new skyscrapers set to be completed in the next few years, all dwarfing the current tallest towers in the city. We know it can be hard to keep track, so here’s a ranking of the five tallest buildings we know of in ATX right now.
Waterline | ~1,022 ft | 98 Red River St.
- This 74-story tower will be the tallest in Texas, and house the 1 Hotel Austin, ground-floor food and beverage space, luxury apartments, and office space. The skyscraper would have been surpassed by Wilson Tower, which was set to be 1,035 ft tall, until the project was significantly downsized last month.
- Est. completion date: Mid-2026
Sixth and Guadalupe | ~875 ft | 400 W. 6th St.
- Sixth and Guadalupe was built like two buildings stacked on top of each other, split between office space and residences. Check out the floor plans and read our interview with the tower’s architect.
- Est. completion date: Sometime in 2023
The Republic | ~710 ft | 401 W. 4th St.
- This office building, next to Republic Square Park, will include 816,000+ sqft of office space upon completion. The tower will also have a plaza and outdoor bar, lounge, fitness center, and private terraces on every office floor. Take a 3D tour.
- Est. completion date: Early 2025
The Independent | ~690 ft | 301 West Ave.
- Once the tallest residential structure west of the Mississippi River, this condo project was designed by Rhode Partners, and is known for resembling a giant game of Jenga.
- Completed: 2019
The Austonian | ~683 ft | 200 Congress Ave.
- This decade-old residential complex offers luxury, high-rise living, andhas been awarded for its sustainability and design over the years.
- Completed: 2010