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Wells Fargo Plaza

1000 Louisiana Street
Houston TX United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1979
  Finished1983
Floor Count71
Basement Floors4
Floor Area157,930 m²
Building Uses
 - office
 - garden
 - parking garage
 - restaurant
 - retail
 - fitness center
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof992 ft1986 Almanac, Building Website, CTBUH

Description
- Design Architect(s): Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, Lloyd Jones Brewer & Associates

- The Wells Fargo Plaza is tallest all-glass building in the western hemisphere.

- The height is under research. The former height of 972 feet tall / 296.3 meters is uncited. The new height is taken from the 1986 Almanac.

- The Wells Fargo Plaza's footprint forms an abstracted version of the shape of a dollar sign.

- Skylobbies at floors 34 - 35 and 57 - 58 are open to the public during business hours.

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