AUSTIN - Demolition has begun on the former headquarters of the Texas Press Association at 718 W. Fifth St.
Austin-based Riverside Resources purchased the site and is building Fifth & West, a 39-story condo tower that will be one of the tallest buildings in the city when finished in fall 2017.
Demolition is expected to take 15 working days, according to project spokesman Scott Dunaway.
Fifth & West will offer 154 residences ranging in size from about 900 sf for a one-bedroom unit to about 2,700 sf for a three-bedroom unit. A 5,200-sf penthouse will be available.
Prices begin at $500,000. A limited release of units have been reserved, according to Dunaway.
For more on Fifth & West, see previous story Austin Fifth & West condo tower set to start.
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