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Austin Warehouse

Austin Warehouse

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301 San Jacinto Boulevard

Austin, TX 78701

Austin Warehouse Information:

The 23,552 square foot Warehouse is located at the corner of San Jacinto Bouleard and East 3rd Street, two blocks east of Austin's Warehouse District and directly west of the Austin Convention Center. In June 2000, during the height of the .com boom, it was announced that TechSpace, LLC was expected to sign a lease for the two buildings on the property. It is unclear if they ever occupied them.

Austin native Joel Mozersky designed in the interior of Warehouse for the filming of the series. He was able to develop a full concept of his idea for the Warehouse in one week. After presenting his ideas to the President of Bunim-Murray Productions, construction of the interior from rough space to "ready for televison" took three and a half weeks. There were 44 discretely placed cameras mounted inside the Warehouse. Although the Warehouse is more than 20,000 square feet, only 8,000 square feet was renovated for the filming of the series.

After the filming of the series ended, the Warehouse was completely gutted. The west side of the Warehouse, which was renovated for the filming of the series, was leased to Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant. They have since closed and in November 2010, the Vince Young Steakhouse opened in their space. The east side of the Warehouse is leased to Thomas Reprographics, Personal Wine and Glennz Tees.

As of 8/2012, the 3,680 square foot Rear Warehouse Building is available for lease.

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Austin Warehouse Visit, March 2005
Alley, Southwest Corner, East 3rd Street Landscaping, East 3rd Street Sidewalk, Front, Front Door, Front Porch, Loading Dock, Parking Lot, Rear Warehouse Building

Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant
Austin Sign, Bar, Dining Room, Front, Front Door, Patio, Signage, Southwest Corner

Post-Filming Pictures
Bedroom, Pool, Southwest Corner

Pre-Renovation Pictures
Alley, Front, Front Door, Front Porch, Loading Dock , Parking Lot, Rear Warehouse Building

1st Floor
Bar, Bathroom, Confessional Room, Control Room, Dining Room, Editing Room, Foyer, Game Room, Guava Cactus Bedroom, Kitchen, Laundry Room, Living Room, Lounge, Patio, Phone Room, Pool, Thistle Bedroom, Tumbleweed Bedroom

2nd Floor
Billiard Room, Office

Floor Plan
1st Floor

Taping Dates
January 28 - Week of May 9th, 2005

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Updated - March 10, 2012

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