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1200 Travis is a 28-story building in Downtown Houston, Texas that is currently occupied by the Houston Police Department as its current headquarters. At one time it was known as the Houston Natural Gas Building. The building, with 575,000 square feet (53,400 m) of rentable space, has a typical floor size of 16,500 square feet (1,530 m).
1400 Smith Street is a 691 ft (211m) tall postmodern skyscraper located in downtown Houston, Texas, United States. The building has 50 floors and is the 11th tallest building in the city. Designed by architectural firm Lloyd Jones Brewer and Associates, the building was completed in 1983. The 1,200,000-square-foot (111,000 m) office tower is situated on Houston's six-mile (10 km) pedestrian and retail tunnel system that links many of the city's downtown towers.
1500 Louisiana Street, formerly Enron Center South, is a 600 ft (183m) tall Post-Modern skyscraper in Houston, Texas. It was completed in 2002 and has 40 floors. It is the 17th tallest building in the city. It was the tallest building to break ground since Heritage Plaza in 1987. Enron, a Houston-based company, had the building constructed to serve as its US headquarters.
2727 Kirby is a 30-story, 96 unit, condominium high rise, designed by Ziegler Cooper and located in Upper Kirby just south of Westheimer in Houston, Texas. Residents of this building are zoned to schools in the Houston Independent School District. They are zoned to Poe Elementary School, Lanier Middle School, and Lamar High School.
Allen Center is a skyscraper complex in Downtown Houston, Texas, United States. It consists of three buildings, One Allen Center (500 Dallas Street), Two Allen Center (1200 Smith Street), and Three Allen Center (333 Clay Street). The complex has about 3,000,000 square feet (280,000 m) of space. The area that became the Allen Center was originally considered to be an eastern portion of the Fourth Ward.
The American General Center is a complex of several office buildings in Neartown Houston, Texas located along Allen Parkway. It is owned by AIG American General. The America Tower, the tallest building is a 590 ft (180m) tall skyscraper. It was completed in 1983 and has 42 floors. It is the 18th tallest building in the city. It serves as the headquarters of Baker Hughes. It served as the former headquarters of Continental Airlines; it now houses AIG American General.
The Bank of America Center is a highrise representing one of the first significant examples of postmodern architecture construction in downtown Houston, Texas. Formerly the RepublicBank Center, NCNB Center, and NationsBank Center the building was completed in October 1983, and designed by award winning architect Phillip Johnson and partner John Burgee and is reminiscent of the Dutch Gothic architecture of canal houses in The Netherlands. .
Bob Lanier Public Works Building is a 410ft (125m) tall skyscraper in Houston, Texas. It was completed in 1968 and has 27 floors. It is the 41st tallest building in the city. Eero Saarinen's CBS building in New York City inspired the design for this building. It was named after Houston mayor Bob Lanier who served between 1992 and 1998. The building is located one block from Houston City Hall and Hermann Square. It is bounded by Louisiana, Rusk, Smith, and Walker Streets.
The Calpine Center is a 453 ft (138m) tall postmodern skyscraper in Downtown Houston, Texas. The building has 33 floors of Class A office space. It is the 30th tallest building in the city. The building has the world headquarters of Calpine. Hines and Prime Asset Management jointly developed the building. Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum's Houston office designed the building, and Turner Construction acted as the general contractor.
CenterPoint Energy Plaza (formerly Houston Industries Plaza) is a 741 ft (226 m) building in downtown Houston. The original building, finished in 1974, stood at 651 ft (198.5 m), but a 90 ft (27.5 m) extension was added as part of a 1996 renovation. It has the headquarters of CenterPoint Energy. When Reliant Energy moved out of the building and moved into the new Reliant Energy Plaza in 2003, the company left over 400,000 square feet (37,000 m) of space vacant.