Perched up in the parking garage of the Ashton on West Dallas apartments, a Swamplot reader has been monitoring recent progress on the empty field once home to a garbage incinerator between Allen Parkway Village and the Federal Reserve building. The new flat work shown at top across Gillette St. is the first man-made addition to the 6-acre site since renderings showed a few mixed-use towers including a Thompson hotel, condos, office space, and retail cropping up on it last year.
Crews began clearing the southwestern corner of the property for the new pad 3 weeks ago by busting up some older concrete that stood in its way. Next, they took their work underground:
And this past Saturday morning through Sunday night, they filled it all in:
- Previously on Swamplot: Your Best Look Yet at the Shiny Highrises Fitting Between Allen Parkway Village and the Federal Reserve; New Gleaming Mixed-Use Visions of a Former Fourth Ward Incinerator Brownfield;Â The Mixed-Use Towers That May Rise from the Ashes of Allen Parkwayâ€™s Former Waste Incinerator Site; Comment of the Day: A Brief Annotated History of Allen Parkway Villageâ€™s Dirty Neighbor; City Selling Off Land, Streets, and a Park on Allen Parkway
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