Hines and Ziegler Cooper have presented this drawing (and several maps and site plans) to the Historical Commission in their bid to build a 33-story residential tower on the Downtown block bound by Preston, Prairie, Main, and Travis, catty-corner from Market Square Park. Unfortunately, there’s no image available of the whole thing. (You’ll have to extrapolate upward, as they say.) But the application materials for a Certificate of Appropriateness to build in the Main Street Market Square historic district show that the once-rumored tower would comprise 25 stories and 289 residential units atop a 7-level podium parking garage atop 1 level of retail on the street.
That parking garage would be accessed from Travis St., right next to Frank’s Pizza and the former Cabo spot. (Which will become El Big Bad soon enough.) The tower, as drawn, appears to inch toward this block’s other buildings: There’s Georgia’s Market in the old Byrd’s Department Store on the corner, the 1924 Alfred C. Finn-designed State National Bank Building and the 1925 Public National Bank Building, all of which face Main St.
After the jump, you can see a site plan:
Main St. would be at the bottom of this map, which shows how the tower would jigsaw into the available vacant lots, now used for parking. That big empty space is where Stream Realty and Essex might build that curvyÂ 41-story office tower.
Below: A tighter view of the site plan:
And here are the individual floor plans, starting with the parking garage . . .
. . . going up to show the amenity deck . . .
. . . and a typical floor:
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Images: Ziegler Cooper