Le Meridien Hotel’s Next-Door Garage Neighbor Now Nearly Moved-In Along Walker St.

Construction is almost a wrap on the 13-story parking garage bounded by Fannin, Rusk, and Walker streets — and neighbored by the Le Meridien hotel shown above to the east. Looking from the southwest, you can see the 2 structures shouldering up close to each other. But aside from their proximity on the block, there’s not much else they have in common: The garage serves the Jones on Main complex, a WeWork-inclusive renovation of the Gulf Building and adjacent Great Jones building, both 2 blocks away.

Another shot taken from 1001 McKinney’s 12-story garagecatty corner to the new structure — looks north up Fannin to show more of the concrete exterior:


Construction began late last November on the site of an existing surface lot that’d been there since a retail building exploded on it in 1986:

Here’s all that building activity condensed into a single minute:

Following completion of the top floor, the crane employed on site moved out 10 days ago:

Photos: Swamplox inbox. Video: Hoar Construction

Surface Lot, All Grown Up

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