Heading into Thursday’s Austin City Council meeting, it appeared developers of a planned 24-story downtown tower that includes a luxury hotel would be squaring off with residents of a nearby condo tower who opposed some aspects of the project.
But after a last-minute deal hit the “reset button” on the dialogue between the opposing parties, the City Council gave initial approval for a zoning change that will allow the project — which will include 226 apartments and a 160-room Hotel ZaZa — to move forward.
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