The Top 16 High-Rise Apartments in Austin

Austin, the capital of Texas, is a city on the rise - literally. In recent years, the city has seen a surge in high-rise apartment construction, with new towers popping up across the Downtown Austin and surrounding area. These towering structures offer residents a wide range of living options, from luxury apartments with stunning views to more affordable options that are perfect for students and young professionals.

In this blog post, we'll take a look at some of the top high-rise apartment buildings in Austin and explore what makes them stand out from the rest. From state-of-the-art amenities to sustainable design, these buildings offer residents a wide range of options for urban living.

Alexan Waterloo

Downtown Austin
Alexan Waterloo
Alexan Waterloo

Built in 2021, Alexan Waterloo is a 30 story luxury high-rise apartment, offering well-appointed apartments with high-end modern finishes. The high-rise views are incredible and allow residents to take in Downtown Austin from above.

Units feature granite countertops, chef-inspired islands and stainless steel appliances in select homes. The bathrooms feature luxury spa shower & garden tub combos with back-lit LED mirrors. Furthermore, Alexan Waterloo also offers penthouses with even more amenities.

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Hanover Republic Square

Warehouse District
Hanover Republic Square

Built in 2022, Hanover Republic Square is a 45 story high-rise apartment located in Downtown Austin's Warehouse District. Hanover's staggering height has it sitting above it's surrounding neighbors, which captures a sense of unparalleled living. The high-rise offers stunning studio, 1 and 2 bedroom apartment homes, and 3 bedroom penthouse residences with breathtaking views.

Pet-friendly units feature floor-to-ceiling windows, solar shades, built-in desks and bookshelves in select units, chef-inspired kitchens featuring custom Italian cabinetry, quartz and granite countertops with full-height backsplash, energy-efficient lighting and programmable thermostats, in-unit laundry, private terraces offering both city and lake views, and dual bathroom vanities with oversized custom closets.

The community features a screening room, a rooftop pool with an untouchable view, a fitness center, indoor & outdoor lounge seating, and a dog bath.

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Gables Republic Square

Warehouse District
Gables Republic Square
Gables Republic Square

Built in 2019, Gables Republic Square is a 24 story high-rise apartment community in Downtown Austin's historic Warehouse District, offering quick access to a variety of restaurants, nightlife and outdoor activities of Austin.

Units feature 10' high ceilings, balconies which provide each apartment with an outdoor living space and view of Austin, dark wood and chic lighting fixtures, quartz countertops complimenting wood cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, reclaimed hardwood flooring, large bathrooms with showers include marble and mosaic tile, and customizable Elfa closets and ample storage space throughout.

The community features a rooftop terrace with an incredible view, fitness center, a record room with listening equipment and a curated vinyl library to provide the perfect musical experience and an outdoor pool with rooftop.

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The Quincy

Rainey Street
The Quincy
The Quincy

Built in 2020, The Quincy is a 20 story high-rise in the Rainey Street neighborhood of South Central Austin, offering exceptional studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom floorplans that give residents not only unique amazing views, but easy access to one of Austin's most iconic neighborhoods.

Units feature 9 to 10' ceilings in living rooms, stainless steel appliances, dry bars, tech bars, rain shower heads, upgraded penthouse homes available, full & partial height glass in living rooms and bedrooms, under counter beverage centers, frameless glass shower doors, quartz countertops, urban mudrooms, 5-fixture baths, walk-in closets with built-in shelving, and balconies.

The community features a yoga & TRX room overlooking the pool terrace, a large co-working space & business center with printers, sports lounge with shuffleboard, pool table & flat screens, cabanas and shaded lounging beds, a skylounge with overlooking views of Austin, a private conference room & mini meeting banquettes, pool with soaking ledge & plunge pool, and a refreshment bar just off of the pool terrace.

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Windsor on the Lake

Rainey Street
Windsor on the Lake
Windsor on the Lake

Built in 2008, Windsor on the Lake is a 31 story high-rise in the heart of Downtown Austin, offering boutique interiors and stunning views of Lady Bird Lake to residents.

Pet-friendly units include open-concept kitchens with 42" custom cabinets, spacious walk-in closets, generous bedrooms with plush carpeting that can accommodate king-size beds and ceiling fans with decorative lighting, luxury bathrooms with granite countertops and soaking tubs, the latest in fiber optics, in-unit laundry, and select residences include floor-to ceiling windows, side-by-side refrigerators with water and ice dispensers, spacious verandas and mecco shades.

The community features a resort-style pool with tanning deck, outdoor grilling station with television lounge, 24-hour fitness center featuring strength and cardio equipment with a towel service, 9 story gated vehicle parking garage, bicycle storage, private garages as well as climate controlled storage facilities and much more.

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Seven Apartments

Duncan Park
Seven Apartments
Seven Apartments

Built in 2015, Seven Apartments is a 23 story high-rise apartment building located in the Duncan Park neighborhood, a few blocks west of Downtown Austin and the Texas Capitol. The high-rise offers impeccable views of the city in a perfect location and has plenty of amenities to make it a great place to live.

Pet-friendly units include built-in computer workstations, spacious walk-in closets, stylish quartz countertops, in-unit laundry, stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, a balcony & deck, and even a fireplace!

The community features a gas grill, guest suite, resident lounge, and outdoor living area with kitchen and fireplace, a resort-style pool, grills, a dog park, bike seating area, community center, business center, cyber lounge and fitness center.

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The Bowen

Domain
The Bowen
The Bowen

Built in 2021, The Bowen is a 19 story high-rise offering stunning views of Domain, an evolving neighborhood in North Austin. The Bowen offers luxurious living with a stellar sense of style and feature-rich comfort.

Pet-friendly units include hardwood floors, a mudroom, built-in bookshelves, vaulted ceilings, walk-in closets, double pane windows, windows coverings, large bedrooms, balconies, patios and lawns.

The community features a resort-style pool, club-quality fitness center, pet lawn, co-working areas and electric vehicle charging stations. The Domain is also conveniently located less than a mile away, perfect for shopping and dining options.

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Sienna at The Thompson

Sixth Street District
Sienna at The Thompson
Sienna at The Thompson

Built in 2022, Sienna at The Thompson is a 32 story high-rise apartment building located in the Sixth Street District of Austin. The property offers amazing views that allow for residents to truly take in one of best views Austin apartments have to offer, and offers access to award-winning restaurants and bars.

Units feature in-unit laundry, high-end finishes, storage units, double vanities, bathtub & showers, walk-in closets and stainless steel appliances.

The community features a rooftop deck, indoor dog park, sound-isolated music room, fitness studio, hotel amenities, such as housekeeping & dry cleaning services, a private dining area, multiple lounges and restaurants.

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Northshore Austin

Northshore Austin
Northshore Austin
Northshore Austin

Built in 2016, Northshore Austin is a 38 story high-rise apartment building on West Cesar Chavez St, facing away from the Colorado River, in Northshore Austin. Northshore offers modern finishes and upscale amenities, with residents having easy access to Trader Joe's, Whole Foods Market, restaurants, entertainment and shopping in the 2nd Street District.

The units feature in-unit laundry, double vanities, a tub & shower, fireplace, framed mirrors, ceiling fans and stainless steel appliances.

The community features a 8th floor pool deck with stunning panoramic views, 24-hour concierge, three conference rooms, media room with cinema-style seating, private lounges, iMac business center, an elite Technogym fitness club, car charging stations and controlled-access parking garage.

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The Catherine

Bouldin Creek
The Catherine
The Catherine

The Catherine is a 19 story LEED certified green apartment community high-rise located in Bouldin Creek, offering a variety of luxury studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments. Located close to Lady Bird Lake, The Catherine caters several magnificent views of the Austin skyline.

Units feature stainless steel appliances, custom wood cabinetry, plenty of storage, 48" upper cabinets, pot & pan drawers, upscale lighting packages, solar shades and ceiling fans.

The community features a fully equipped fitness center featuring state of the art fitness equipment, stretching and flexibility areas overlooking the luxurious pool, a beautifully designed infinity edge pool complete with a fire pit, outdoor lounge spaces and grilling stations. Not to mention a rooftop private sky lounge, complete with a resident bar and private dining room with panoramic views of Downtown Austin.

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Ashton Austin

Northshore Austin
Ashton Austin
Ashton Austin

Built in 2009, Ashton Austin is a 36 story high-rise on West Cesar Chavez St, facing towards from the Colorado River, in Northshore Austin. The property offers breathtaking views of Austin, with cutting edge unique features.

Offering 1 to 4 bedroom apartments, units feature granite countertops, floor-to-ceiling windows, stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, carpet, tile floors, built-in bookshelves, double pane windows, balconies and spacious walk-in closets.

The community features a state-of-the-art fitness center, a swimming pool with a sundeck, and an on-demand concierge service.

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Skyhouse Austin

Rainey Street
Skyhouse Austin
Skyhouse Austin

Built in 2013, Skyhouse Austin is a 23 story high-rise located in the Rainey Street neighborhood of Austin, offering incredible amenities and views with one, two and three bedroom apartments, as well as rooftop amenities.

Units feature in-unit laundry, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, walk-in closets, window coverings and deck.

Rooftop amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, training studio, rooftop lounge, outdoor kitchen and co-working space & business center.

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The Bowie

Market District
The Bowie
The Bowie

Built in 2016, The Bowie is a new landmark in Austin, a 36 story high-rise that offers a luxurious lifestyle with views of the Colorado River and access to Downtown Austin shopping and dining.

Units feature granite countertops, a pantry, stainless steel appliances, in-unit laundry, garden tub & shower, ceiling fans, hardwood floors, carpet, tile floors and spacious walk-in closets.

The community features resort style rooftop infinity pool, a 31st floor outdoor deck with fire pit, grilling area & numerous seating areas, coffee bar, state-of-the-art fitness center, a clubroom with multiple televisions, a dog grooming room, free use of community bikes, stand-up paddle boards & kayaks and more.

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Whitley

Sixth Street District
Whitley
Whitley

Whitley is a luxury 16 story high-rise apartment building in the Sixth Street District in Downtown Austin, offering a modern oasis with a package of amenities designed to enrich the lives of it's residences. Whitley offers eco-friendly homes with refined interiors.

Units feature stainless steel appliances, 10' ceilings, custom cabinetry & color accent walls, engineered hardwood flooring, fabric roller shades at all windows, floor-to-ceiling windows with sliding glass doors in select units, in-unit laundry, glass mosaic tile backsplash, granite countertops, open layout floorplans and private garages within their parking garage.

The community features a clubhouse, fitness center, concierge, roof terrace, pool and business center.

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The Monarch by Windsor

Market District
The Monarch by Windsor
The Monarch by Windsor

Built in 2009, The Monarch by Windsor is a 29 story high-rise located in the Market District, offering spacious condo-style 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments with lavish finishes and the largest balconies & patios in the city of Austin. The Monarch is located in a busy area with many bars, restaurants and entertainment options for residents to explore beneath the incredible views the high-rise units offer.

Pet-friendly units feature in-unit laundry, carpet, walk-in closets, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, high speed internet access, double vanities, ceiling fans and garden tubs & showers.

The community features a 4,000 square foot outdoor lounge with heated pool, sundeck, and two flat screen TVs. The Monarch also offers a concierge service, 24-hour dry cleaning pick up, complimentary coffee and tea bar, and professional on-site management.

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Skyloft Apartments

The Drag
Skyloft Apartments
Skyloft Apartments

Skyloft Apartments is a high-end student housing apartment development near The University of Texas in Austin, offering first-class amenities and million-dollar views of the city of Austin. This is the perfect spot for a student wanting to live comfortably while pursuing their career and education.

Pet-friendly units include individual locking bedrooms, open layout floorplans, floor-to-ceiling windows, study areas and balconies.

The community features bike storage, a rooftop pool with an incredible view, a fitness center, an office and study lounge.

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Austin is a city that's on the rise. The Downtown Austin area has seen a surge in high-rise apartment construction in recent years, offering residents a wide range of living options. From luxury apartments with stunning views to more affordable options that are perfect for students and young professionals, there's something for everyone in Austin's high-rise apartment market.

Whether you're looking for state-of-the-art amenities, sustainable design, or just a great location, you're sure to find a high-rise apartment in Austin that meets your needs and fits your budget. Check out the links beneath each property to earn cash back on rent with Lighthouse!