Tallest buildings in Texas

The state of Texas is home to many of the tallest skyscrapers in the United States. Here is a list of the tallest in Texas based on their official height.









Standard height measurement listing

Note: currently, this list is ranked by the tip of the entire structure; two notable oddities are Tower of the Americas whose height is often noted as 622 feet (190 m) — with its antenna included, it is 750 feet (229 m), and Renaissance Tower whose height to the roof is 710 feet (216 m) — with its antenna included, it is 886 feet (270 m). One Shell Plaza in Houston would be 1000 feet if its antennas was included. For a discussion on how to present the lists, see the article's .
RankBuildingCityHeightFloorsBuilt
1JPMorgan Chase TowerHouston1,002 feet (305 m)751982[1]
2Wells Fargo Bank PlazaHouston992 feet (302 m)721983[2]
3Bank of America (Dallas)Dallas921 feet (281 m)721985[3]
4Williams TowerHouston901 feet (275 m)641983[4]
5Renaissance TowerDallas886 feet (270 m)561974[5]
6Comerica Bank TowerDallas787 feet (240 m)601987[6]
7Bank of America CenterHouston780 feet (238 m)561983[7]
8Heritage PlazaHouston762 feet (232 m)531987[8]
91100 LouisianaHouston756 feet (230 m)551980[9]
10Tower of the AmericasSan Antonio750 feet (229 m)-1968[10]
11Centerpoint Energy PlazaHouston741 feet (226 m)471974[11]
12JPMorgan Chase TowerDallas738 feet (225 m)551987[12]
13Continental Center IHouston732 feet (223 m)531984[13]
14Fulbright TowerHouston725 feet (221 m)521982[14]
15Fountain PlaceDallas720 feet (219 m)621986[15]
16One Shell PlazaHouston714 feet (218 m)501971[16]
171400 Smith StreetHouston691 feet (211 m)501983[17]
18Trammell Crow CenterDallas686 feet (209 m)501985[18]
19Three Allen CenterHouston685 feet (209 m)501980[19]
20One Houston CenterHouston678 feet (207 m)481978[20]

References

1. ^ Emporis - [1]. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
2. ^ Emporis - Wells Fargo Plaza, Houston. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
3. ^ Emporis - [2]. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
4. ^ Emporis - Williams Tower, Houston. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
5. ^ Emporis - Renaissance Tower, Dallas. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
6. ^ Emporis - Chase Center, Dallas. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
7. ^ Emporis - Bank of America Center, Houston. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
8. ^ Emporis - Heritage Plaza, Houston. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
9. ^ Emporis - 1100 Louisiana, Houston. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
10. ^ Emporis - Tower of the Americas, San Antonio. Retrieved 11 December 2006. (Height is to top of antenna)
11. ^ Emporis - Centerpoint Energy Plaza, Houston. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
12. ^ Emporis - JPMorgan Chase Tower, Dallas. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
13. ^ Emporis - Continental Center I, Houston. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
14. ^ Emporis - Fullbright Tower, Houston. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
15. ^ Emporis - Fountain Place, Dallas. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
16. ^ Emporis - One Shell Plaza, Houston. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
17. ^ Emporis - 1400 Smith Street, Houston. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
18. ^ Emporis - Trammell Crow Tower, Dallas. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
19. ^ Emporis - Three Allen Center, Houston. Retrieved 11 December 2006.
20. ^ Emporis - One Houston Center, Houston. Retrieved 11 December 2006.

See also

State of Texas

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