Mueller Construction Update – January 2017 (PHOTOS)

January 12, 2017 by Editor

Mueller is the master-planned redevelopment of the former Robert Mueller Municipal Airport just 3 miles from downtown. Under construction since 2004, Mueller has been a hotbed of construction activity for some time now. Here’s an update of the (non-single-family residential) projects underway as of January 2017:

Alamo Drafthouse Mueller construction

Austin’s latest Alamo Drafthouse cinema is taking shape in the Aldrich Street activity center. It’s scheduled to open in “early 2017”.

Mueller Diamond Building construction

Next door, the mixed-use “Diamond Building” will have restaurants and retail on the ground floor and 55,000 square feet of office space above. Click Here to see a live webcam of the project’s construction.

Overture Mueller Greystar Construction Austin

Overture Mueller is a 201-unit”active adult” apartment complex for renters 55+. 30 of the units will be reserved for Mueller’s Affordable Homes Program. It is being developed and built by Greystar.

Austin AMLI Mueller construction

Next door, AMLI Residential is building a 318-unit project, designed by Page.

DMA affordable housing Aldrich51 Mueller Austin construction

At the corner of 51st Street and Aldrich Street, DMA Development is building Aldrich51, a 240-unit affordable housing community. Read our previous coverage about the Aldrich51 project here.

Austin Mueller Berkman Drive construction transportation

Meanwhile, Berkman Drive is being upgraded to include a travel lane, parallel parking lane, and a protected bicycle lane in each direction. There will also be a median to separate the northbound and southbound lanes.


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Written by Editor

Kelly D. is a local engineering and construction professional and the editor of In his day job, he is currently overseeing several construction projects across greater Austin. His postings on this site are his own and do not represent his employer's positions, strategies, or opinions. You can reach him at [email protected]