Posts Tagged ‘USA’

Austin City Lofts

Another great building in Austin is the Austin City Lofts.  The Austin City Lofts is a 14 story high rise with 82 luxury loft homes.  The average loft size in the Austin City Lofts is 1700 square feet.  The First 4 floors are dedicated to retail and parking a residential lobby and management offices plus eight […]

Hilton Austin Hotel

As mentioned in the last post we will now write about the hotel that resides below the 5 Fifty Five residential units.  The Hilton Austin Hotel is an architectural work of beauty located just north of the Austin Convention Center.  The hotel is the Largest in Austin with 800 rooms.  The 31 story hotel has a 27,000 sq […]

5 Fifty Five

Another unique building in Austin, Texas The 5 Fifty Five is a residential building on top of a hotel.  The architecture is both contemporary and timeless.  First we will talk about the residential building and in the next article I will talk a little about the hotel.  The residents of the 5 Fifty Five live a […]

Austin 360 Condominiums Tower

Another great building we need to talk about from Austin, Texas is  The Austin 360 Condominiums Tower which as of this post is the Tallest building in Austin Texas and the tallest Residential Building in Texas.  This residential skyscraper is located at 360 Nueces Street, in Austin, Texas, United States of America.  The Austin 360 Condominiums […]

Samsung Wafer Plant, Austin

Another building from Austin, Texas that needs to be talked about is the new Samsung Wafer Plant, not only is it larger then 9 football fields, it is also that Samsung committed over $3.5 billion for the project, making it the largest single foreign investment in Texas and one of the largest in the United States.  […]

Frost Bank Tower

As of this post The Frost Bank Tower is the second tallest building in Austin, Texas at exactly 515 feet, 9 inches tall.  This building was completed in 2004 and began construction in 2001.  It was developed by Cousins Properties Incorporated from November 2001 to December 2003.  This building contains over 525,000 sq. ft of leasable space.   The […]

Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT) is a 23 mile long bridge and tunnel system that connects southeastern Virginia with Delmarva Peninsula in the United States.  The bridge connects the following independent cities Virginia Beach, and Norfolk, Virginia to Cape Charles in Northampton County along the eastern shore of Virginia. The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel uses a combo […]

Atchafalaya Basin Bridge

The 7th bridge on our list is the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge all though I do not have much information about this bridge nor do I know how much steel was used on this bridge.     If anyone has information to add please comment so we can add information.  This is what we do know as of this […]

Manchac Swamp bridge

The Third bridge in this series, also the Third longest bridge in the world, and the second longest bridge over water.  The briidge is located in Louisiana, USA,  with a length of 23 Miles it comes in right behind  Lake Pontchatrain Causeway at (23.87 mi) and Bang Na Expressway (33.51 mi). we do not have much info about this bridge and I don’t […]

Lake Pontchatrain Causeway

The Lake Pontchatrain Causeway also known as the Causeway is the worlds second longest bridge at 23.87 miles behind the Bang Na Expressway (33.51 mi) , the Causeway is the longest bridge in the world over water as of this posting.  The Lake Pontchatrain Causeway crosses over Lake Pontchartrain in southern Louisiana, USA.  The bridge connects Metairie, Louisiana, a suburb […]