Say, how’d those midrise apartments nestling delicately into the northernmost armpit of the 45-59 exchange turn out, anyway? An accessory to a Midtown drive-by past the scene sends a fresh shot of the finished product and its The Hamilton nametag, taken from the ramp that sends northbound 45-ers onto the potentially doomed Pierce Elevated. Construction started in 2014 and just wrapped in the fall as leasing started up.
Only the top 2 and a half of the complex’s 5 residential stories (never mind the parking podium levels below that) can peek over the railing of the freeway on the southern side of the structure, providing scenic views both to and of any loiterers on the building’s uppermost southern balconies. Spencer Moore of FancyHoustonApartments.com even took the time to share the experience of staring down drivers on the closest ramp:
The opposite side of the building also gets a modest view of another set of eye-level — though likely less noisy — curves:
The Hamilton sits catty-corner to the Communication Workers of America building (above), at 1730 Jefferson St., which appears to be in contract after a few years on the market.
- 1730 Jefferson St. [LoopNet]
- Previously on Swamplot: TxDOT To Pierce Elevated: Your Years Are Numbered, Probably; The Hamilton Apartments Are Going Up on a Freeway-Wrapped Corner in Downtown’s Far Southeast
Images: Swamplot inbox (top), LoopNet (bottom)