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Photos: West Midtown’s first condo tower tops out, offering fresh Atlanta perspectives

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The glassy Seven88 structure has risen quickly in the postindustrial railroad district

A high-rise condo with a skyline and sunny skies in the distance.
The view over Seven88 this past weekend.
Photo courtesy of Seven88 West/McKinley Homes

Now peeking over the Howell Mill Road corridor, Georgia Tech’s campus, and many other points west, intown’s tallest multifamily building west of Atlantic Station officially topped out this week, standing like a glass-clad anomaly among apartment complexes, railroad tracks, and former factories.

Seven88 West Midtown started its ascent last fall, averaging one new floor per week, and now is unmissable in the postindustrial district where hundreds of rentals are also in the pipeline.

At 22 stories with 279 for-sale residences, it marks the area’s first condo tower—and the largest offering of new condos to materialize anywhere in Atlanta since the recession a decade ago.

A rep tells Curbed Atlanta this week that delivery is expected in October and that 46 percent of Seven88’s condos have sold.

Condo sizes will range from 699-square-foot studios to more than 2,800 square feet, with a choice of 20 floorplans. Prices start in the high $300,000s and max out at $1.75 million for the penthouses.

Building amenities will include a concierge, a dog spa, bike storage, fitness and yoga facilities, a saltwater swimming pool with views, and a lounge with billiards.

At street level, expect 9,000 square feet of space meant for “curated retail, restaurant. and entertainment” options, developers have said.

We visited the site a couple of weeks ago to check construction progress and combined photos from that outing with scenes from atop the full building this week. It’s a fresh perspective on a part Atlanta where investment is clearly surging.

A tall glass building with concrete and bare trees at the base.
As seen during a January visit, glass being installed on the building’s 10th floor. The front concrete section will eventually become a dog salon and indoor dog park.
Jonathan Phillips, Curbed Atlanta
A glassy new tower with many patios and a covered sidewalk at right.
A temporary sidewalk helps protect West Marietta Street pedestrians as Seven88 West Midtown continued to be built upward last month.
Jonathan Phillips, Curbed Atlanta
A worker on a high glassy tower working on the patio.
Construction continues as workers build out patios for future residents.
Jonathan Phillips, Curbed Atlanta
A glassy tower under construction with a crane beside it .
The building’s west-facing side as seen from West Marietta Street. The open area at right will eventually be built out as a parking garage.
Jonathan Phillips, Curbed Atlanta
A view over buildings to trees and a gray sky.
Views from the top this week (toward Kennesaw Mountain here) following the building’s topping out.
Seven88 West/McKinley Homes
A city skyline under gray skies, with many buildings of various colors.
Rampant construction activity seen along the Howell Mill Road corridor, with Buckhead in the distance.
Seven88 West/McKinley Homes
A lot of building and a city skyline under gray skies.
More Howell Mill corridor construction with Midtown and downtown as backdrops.
Seven88 West/McKinley Homes
A view of a city with a big jagged dome at right.
The view south toward Mercedes-Benz Stadium, over rail lines that birthed the formerly industrial area.
Seven 88 West/McKinley Homes