Hotel planned for Austin’s Sixth Street

A new hotel planned for West Sixth Street in downtown Austin would be one of the first of its kind in the United States.

Paperwork has been filed with the city to build a Canopy by Hilton hotel at 612 W. Sixth St., on a packed section of the commercial strip that has housed various bars and restaurants over the years, as first reported last week by Community Impact. Austin’s Urban Design Group, a prominent engineering and design firm that is also handling the look of the new Central Library and The Independent apartment skyscraper, filed the papers.

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