The eastern face of 3400 Montrose Blvd. appears to be losing color this week as the building’s mid-August opening looms ever closer. A reader sends the above over-the-Walgreens shot of the Skybar-replacing apartment tower (which now looks to have most of its balcony railings in place as well), capturing part of the building’s patch-by-patch transition this week from concrete gray to previous-rendering white.
And anyone jonesing for some up-in-the-air views following the closure of the Chase Tower Sky Lobby can get a half-strength fix from this shot of Downtown, taken by the tipster earlier this spring from a ledge on the building’s 28th floor:
That’s the same Walgreens down in the bottom left corner (captured from the opposite angle), with the Lovett Boulevard on Stanford condo complex visible across Roseland St. behind it.
- Previously on Swamplot: Wrapping Up Hanover’s 30-Story Montrose Tower; A Few Months After Completing Demolition of 3400 Montrose, Construction Crews Begin Building 3400 Montrose; The Art of Disappearance at 3400 Montrose; Demolition of 3400 Montrose Building Reaches the Skybar Removal Phase; A Deck Pool, but no ‘Skybar,’ for the New 3400 Montrose; New 30-Story 3400 Montrose Tower Will Face Kroger, Show Montrose Blvd. Its Garage and Drive-Thru; How the Montrose ‘Skybar’ Building Demo Is Going Down; Apartment Developer Buying Montrose Blvd. ‘Skybar’ Building
Images: Swamplot inbox (photos), Solomon Cordwell Buenz Architects (rendering)