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|JPMorgan Chase Tower|
|600 Travis Street|
Houston TX United States
|Floor Area||120,773 m²|
| - office|
| - observation|
| - parking garage|
| - restaurant|
| - retail|
| - highrise|
| - atrium|
| - modern|
| - glass|
| - steel|
| - granite|
| - concrete, reinforced|
| ||Heights|| ||Value||Source / Comments|| |
|Main roof||993 ft||''|
• Design Architect(s): I.M. Pei & Partners, 3D/International.
• Developer/Property Manager: Hines Interests Limited Partnership.
• Major Tenants: JPMorgan Chase Bank, Andrews & Kurth L.L.P, Cooper Industries Inc., Locke Liddell & Sapp LLP, American Express Business Finance.
Facts & Description
• The JPMorganChase Tower is the tallest building in Texas and is also the tallest five-sided building in the world.
• There is a free, public observation deck on the 60th floor of the JPMorgan Chase Tower.
• The building lost over 50 of its windows during Hurricane Rita which hit Texas in 2005.
• It was originally planned to be 80 stories tall, but the FAA limited this and future buildings to 75 stories anything higher would be consitered hazardous to air navigation.
• The tower once had an emergency helipad on the rooftop, but has never been utilized and the rooftop is now an antenna site.
• When it was completed in 1982 it was the tallest building outside of New York and Chicago and the eighth tallest building in the world.
• Building Awards: American Consulting Engineers Council, 1981.
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