The Ashton

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The Ashton
The Ashton viewed from the 17th floor of the Hyatt Regency Hotel
General information
Status Complete
Type Residential
Location 101 Colorado Street
Austin, Texas
Completed 2009
Opening 2009
Roof 126 m (413 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 36
Design and construction
Architect HKS Inc
Structural engineer Garrett-Ihen Civil Engineer

The Ashton is a 36 story residential highrise located in Austin, Texas.[1] Completed in 2009, it is 412 feet high and rises just 15 feet from its neighbor to the east, about 100 feet shorter, 100 Congress.[2] The Ashton was one of the first skyscrapers built in Austin during the city's 2006-2010 skyscraper boom. The building is notable for its extensive pool deck located atop the podium. The Ashton is the twin of a building of the same name in Dallas, Texas, though the Austin property 16 stories higher.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Ashton". Retrieved 2010-04-07. 
  2. ^ "AUSTIN – Ashton – 412FT/126M – 36 FLOORS – T/O". Retrieved 2010-04-07. 
  3. ^ "The Ashton, Dallas". Retrieved 2010-04-07. 

Coordinates: 30°15′50″N 97°44′45″W / 30.26377°N 97.74585°W / 30.26377; -97.74585