... and this is all that has been built since work started a year ago. (Construction work on the 265ft building begins in May, with a completion date of autumn 2007) Must have been low flying clouds!!
According to a publicity brochure from the Eric Cairns Partnership:
This was the scene about a year ago - as you can see from my recent pic above the crane and builder's cabin have also been removed from the site.
Just a few years ago, a building of such towering ambition
on Belfast’s oldest street would have been unthinkable.
However, two years ago the unveiling of Obel caught the imagination
of Belfast’s residents and visitors alike. Since then, Obel tower has
been heralded as a sign of an invigorated Belfast of regeneration and
Now, as the structure moves above ground the scene is set to watch as a
genuine Landmark is created.