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Old April 30th, 2013, 06:31 AM   #1
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DURHAM | City Center Tower | 300ft | 26 fl | Demo

Durham seeks comments Tuesday on proposed 26-story tower



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DURHAM — The prospect of a 26-story building in the heart of downtown comes up for comment on two occasions Tuesday.

In the morning, the “City Center” project goes before the city-county Historic Preservation Commission to request a “Certificate of Appropriateness” for building in the historic central business district. In the afternoon, the project goes before the general public for comment and questions at an open house sponsored by the downtown Partners Against Crime organization.

Austin Lawrence Partners of Vail, Colo., announced its plan for the tower in November, after buying a vacant lot and four buildings in the block between Main and Parrish streets. The project would stand across Corcoran Street from the 17-story Hill Building, which has been the peak of Durham’s downtown skyline since 1937.



Plans call for the tower to include 25,000 square feet of ground floor retail; 70,000 square feet of offices; and 133 luxury apartments on the upper 21 stories. Austin Lawrence President Greg Hills said Duke University is planning to take about 50,000 square feet of the tower’s office space.

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Austin Lawrence’s downtown property includes the former Woolworth’s site. The firm bought the land and buildings for $3 million from local Greenfire Development, which at one time planned a nine-story office building there, but was unable to arrange financing.

Hills said the cost of building the tower would be about $40 million. Although he’s been in conversation with lenders, Hills said those commitments won’t take place until the project clears the necessary hurdles with Durham officials. “We need to get it approved first,” he said. “ ... We do have good interest from some significant lenders.”

Hills said the earliest the building might break ground would be June 2014, with completion in the summer of 2016.

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Old April 30th, 2013, 06:35 AM   #2
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Damn that is one awesome tower! And Durham's current skyline is Ug-ly! Will make a great improvement

But I'll believe it when I see it U/C
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Old May 7th, 2013, 04:26 AM   #3
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I don't know I like the Hill building a lot I just love the Art Deco style
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Old May 7th, 2013, 04:33 AM   #4
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Nice! Way to go Durham!
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Old January 15th, 2014, 09:13 AM   #5
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From: http://www.alpaspen.com/durham.php



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Austin Lawrence Partners is pleased to announce the Certificate of Appropriateness approval from Durham’s Historic Preservation Commission in April of 2013. The project lies at the center of Durham’s downtown historic district and will include restoration of five historic building fronts. The historic elements of the project will pay tribute to the past with the addition of a new structure representing the future. Austin Lawrence Partners’ estimated timeline is to break ground in June of 2014, with anticipated completion for Summer of 2016.
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Old February 6th, 2014, 03:59 AM   #6
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Looking good. Thanks for the update.
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Old January 29th, 2015, 12:39 AM   #7
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Demolition has started!
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Old March 7th, 2015, 08:45 AM   #9
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Real Deals: Slew of projects promise to reshape core of downtown Durham



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For all the attention the ongoing revitalization of downtown Raleigh has drawn in recent years, it’s hard not to think that it will soon be overshadowed by the activity sweeping downtown Durham.

Last week, Austin Lawrence Partners began initial site work on what will be the tallest building in Durham – a 27-story tower at the corner of Corcoran and Main streets that will be a mix of offices, retail shops, apartments and condominiums.

Austin Lawrence expects to have an official groundbreaking for the tower in early April, about the time that it plans to begin work on renovating the adjacent Jack Tar Hotel. “They’ll almost be going at the same time,” said Greg Hills, Austin Lawrence’s president.

While the Aspen, Colo.-based developer is still working on architectural drawings for the hotel, Hills said the plan is to expand it from 44 to 75 rooms while adding ground-floor retail, a rooftop deck, pool and bar. Hills described the project’s aesthetic as a “boutique, millennial, cool place to go” hotel.

Austin Lawrence has selected an operator for the hotel, but Hills said the company isn’t ready to announce it yet.

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Old April 21st, 2015, 01:54 AM   #10
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Demolition apparently has its ups and downs as a huge wall came down on Main St: http://www.indyweek.com/editor/archi...ams-green-wall



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Construction set to begin on downtown Durham tower

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After a five-month delay, construction of a 27-story skyscraper at Corcoran and Parrish streets will begin Feb. 15.

Construction on the $70 million City Center project will take 27 months, with a projected opening in May 2018.


DURHAM —The enormous hole in the ground in the center of downtown Durham is about to be filled.

After a five-month delay, construction of a 27-story skyscraper at Corcoran and Parrish streets will begin Feb. 15.

“I’m not sure we thought this day would happen,” said Greg Hills, president of Austin Lawrence Partners, at a neighborhood meeting Wednesday night. “The dirt hole that’s been there, I apologize if it inconvenienced or bothered anybody.”

The $70 million City Center project, developed by Austin Lawrence Partners, began last spring with the demolition of several vacant buildings along Main and Parrish streets, and the excavation of a swath of green space that had become a de facto park.

When the project initially came before City Council for approval in 2014, the target date for completion was mid-2016. Construction on the tower was projected to begin last September, “but the deal got complicated,” Hills said. “Our intentions were good.”

Construction will take 27 months, with a projected opening in May 2018.

When complete, the City Center will have ground-floor retail and 155,000 square feet of office space — 55,000 of it leased by Duke University. There will be 21 floors of residences and two levels of underground parking.

The construction will change traffic patterns. Corcoran Street will become one-way south for the entire duration of the project; Parrish Street will become one-way west for a year, starting in June.

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Old December 30th, 2016, 07:30 AM   #12
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https://www.onecitycenter.comCrane up and project going vertical....
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Any one of pic this build????
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