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Burnett Plaza

801 Cherry Street
Fort Worth TX United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1981
  Finished1983
Floor Count40
Building Uses
 - office
 - parking garage
 - restaurant
 - retail
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - postmodern
Materials
 - glass
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof567 ft

Description
• Architects: Preston M. Geren & Associates, Sikes, Jennings & Kelly, Halbach-Dietz Architects.

• Incorporations: Worth National Bank, Thompson & Knight LLP, Burlington Resources.
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• Texas Tallest building outside Dallas or Houston, in Fort Worth as largest office tower, as well as tallest between Dallas and Los Angeles.

• The Medical Arts building stood on the site before, it was demolished and replaced.

• A cluster of elevator shafts is exposed on the west facade, each shaft stopping at a different height, while the north one of it features the 50-foot "Man With a Briefcase" Jonathan Borofsky sculpture, an aluminum slab with the outline of a giant businessman cut out of the center.

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