There will no unauthorized traffic allowed inside the quarantined area after 7 a.m. until authorities have ensured travel will be safe. BROWNSVILLE — The company that imploded the Stardust Hotel in Las Vegas, the Seattle Kingdome and the RCA Dome in Indianapolis has been hired to demolish Ocean Tower, an unfinished condominium tower that has been sinking into the sands of South Padre Island. It is the tallest building on SPI, or is going to be. Wagon is a must to load up with chairs, umbrellas, sand bucket, shovels, beach mat(keeps sand off your towels). 2. Can walk to friendly Fun rental place. Over time, even small amounts of moisture…. Condos face the ocean so you get full morning sun. Ocean Vista Towers is centrally located on South Padre Island. This twelve-story condominium complex is located on the beachfront, and all units face the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. If it's true, I wonder if it's listing enough to be visible. The Texas Towers were a set of three radar facilities off the eastern seaboard of the United States which were used for surveillance by the United States Air Force during the Cold War. One of the worst things that can possibly happen to a condo project is for long delays to occur. Instead, the contractor completed 24 more imperfect floors in order to earn millions of more dollars in draws. Note: Once booked, we will send a custom Rental Agreement for you to complete and send back to us. No ice machine so load up on ice bags if you need a cooler at the beach. Ocean Tower. The only thing keeping this from being 5 stars is that sometimes security is lacking and kids are screaming and carrying on way past 11:00 PM in the pool area. We arrived right after the hurricane so there were some issues but over all it was great. Be careful with door... Two couples stayed in #102 for two weeks and we enjoyed the location of the condo and the grounds were kept up beautifully. Nearby attractions include Louie's Backyard (0.4 miles), Karen's Custom Toe Rings (0.2 miles), and Laguna BOB (0.3 miles). Water damage is every homeowner’s worst nightmare. Anybody know who the architect was? Which languages are spoken by the staff at Ocean Vista Towers? Some covered tables out near pool. It features 2 pools, hot tub, tennis court, playground, private boardwalk access to the beach and gated parking. more. On October 18, 1913, the building began to settle as grain was moved indoors. However, construction of the tower couldn’t be completed because of foundation problems discovered in early 2008. (from her website above) Hope she's right: Construction is temporarily halted at Ocean Tower condos. Prices above are provided by partners for one room, with variable occupancy rules as provided by the property, and do not include all taxes and fees. It looks good, but there doesn't seem to be anything around it, is this on the north end of Padre Blvd? Construction on Ocean Tower was halted last month after cracks were discovered where the parking garage was attached to the main tower. "We’ve done this all over the world with no serious accidents.   Your previous content has been restored. That looks like an older photo, because last time i went, if I remember correctly there was development around the bridepoint building. × ATTN Spring Breakers: This complex will accept reservations only for families. The 31-story building, since dubbed the “Leaning Tower of Padre,” is now the subject of a $125 million lawsuit against Raba-Kistner Consultants Inc. of San Antonio and Datum Engineering of Austin. And it is "officially" 30 stories. Attempts to compensate for poor soil quality failed numerous times. Paste as plain text instead, × the repairs in question will add 20 to 25 millions dollars to the cost of construction. Here’s a little drive-by tour with expert commentary on the lost and leaning Ocean Tower on South Padre Island, slated for implosion this Sunday at 9 a.m.