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Fountain Place

1445 Ross Avenue
Dallas TX United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1984
  Finished1986
Floor Count63
Floor Area111,480 m²
Building Uses
 - office
 - parking garage
 - restaurant
 - retail
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - hole
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - aluminium

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof720 ftFountain Place Website

Description
Companies:
• Architect: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners.
• Associate Architect: Architectural Consulting Services Inc.
• Developer: Criswell Companies.
• Structural Engineer: CBM Engineers, Inc.
• Mechanical Engineer: Cosentini Associates LLP.
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Facts & Description

• A twin tower named was planned across the street during the 1980s real estate boom, but was cancelled later on.

• The Fountian Place opened in 1986 as the First Interstate Bank Tower.

• The elevators only go up to the 62nd floor, a stairway leads up to a 63rd floor, the mechanical penthouse.

• The Fountain Place is the world's tallest building to be glazed with four-sided structural silicone.

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Companies
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects LLP - Architect
  
  

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