“They are definitely moving forward” on construction of the office tower at the corner of Spann St. and San Felipe between Kirby and Shepherd, a Swamplot reader reports from the scene across the street from River Oaks. Neighborhood complaints or no, Hines is ready to roll on its 17-story 2229 San Felipe development (portrayed in an aerial view among its low-rise neighbors at right).Â “They have scraped the land, built a cover over the neighbors garage, and fenced this property,” our correspondent reports. And oh, yeah: A crane has arrived.
- Previously on Swamplot: Dear Hines: We’d Settle for a Residential Midrise, Please,Â Hines Not Stopping San Felipe Skyscraper,Â Hines Develops Website To Explain 17-Story San Felipe Development,Â â€œStopâ€ Signs Oppose 17-Story Hines Office Building on San Felipe,Â A Look Around San Felipe at the Randall Davis Condos and Planned Hines Office Building Site,Â Hines Plans a Shiny New 18-Story Office Building Across San Felipe from River Oaks
Photo: Loves Swamplot. Aerial View of 2229 San Felipe: Hines