Hyatt Centric
Austin

The Hyatt Centric Hotel in downtown Austin is a modern building that incorporates hospitality, commerce, and culture. The 246-room hotel boasts a variety of features, such as outdoor dining, a rooftop bar, meeting rooms, and a fitness center. Additionally, the building includes offices for the Austin Theatre Alliance and a flexible 1100-square-foot penthouse that can serve as a space for private events.

The lower levels of the hotel are designed to adhere to the view corridor and setback regulations of the State of Texas Capitol. The tower steps back, allowing for a four-level glass cube that serves as an active public space, enhancing the pedestrian experience. The base-and-tower massing aligns with the nearby State Theatre and Paramount Theatre, cultural landmarks in the downtown area.

  • Services: Architecture
  • Client: Hyatt Corporation
  • Scope: 31 stories / 0.15 acres + Restaurant
On the ground floor find restaurant Luminaire with indoor and outdoor seating and on the 8th floor of the hotel Las Bis; a rooftop cocktail bar and lounge with an outdoor terrace and skyline views.
"The Hyatt Centric in Austin, is a preservation project with a progressive urbanist heart." Texas Architect

Press + Awards

2024

AIA Austin Design Awards – Design Award of Excellence

2022

Structural Engineers Association of Arizona2022 Merit Award in Structural Engineering

2020

Texas Architect MagazineNew Downtown Austin Hotel Preserves History and Pushes Progress

Austin TOWERSAt Eighth and Congress, Demolition’s Underway for the Hyatt Centric Tower

2019

Austin Business Journal25 new towers pegged for downtown Austin

Statesman – Behind the deal – Balancing preservation, progress in a rapidly changing city

Statesman – Proposed ‘carless’ tower downtown to morph into hotel project

2018

Austin TOWERSGetting to Know the Avenue, Downtown’s Upcoming Experiment in Car-Free Living

 

 
Photography:
Nick Simonite / Patrick Y Wong

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