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  J.P. Morgan Chase Tower, Houston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The 75-Story J.P. Morgan Chase Tower of Houston, Texas, formerly the Texas Commerce Tower, is the tallest building in Houston and Texas.
The tower was built in Downtown Houston at 600 Travis Street in 1981 as the Texas Commerce Tower.
The building was the tallest building in the United States west of the Mississippi River until the Library Tower, now known as the U.S. Bank Tower was built in Los Angeles.
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 JPMorgan Chase Tower (Houston) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 75-story, 1000 ft/305 m tall J.P. Morgan Chase Tower of Houston, Texas, formerly the Texas Commerce Bank Tower, is the tallest building in Texas.
The building was the tallest building in the United States west of the Mississippi River until the Library Tower, now known as the U.S. Bank Tower was built in Los Angeles in 1990.
While still called the Texas Commerce Tower from time to time, the tower's major tenant is J.P. Morgan Chase and Co., which gives it is namesake.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/J.P._Morgan_Chase_Tower,_Houston   (384 words)

 Houston - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
The area is known for its distinctive contemporary architecture and includes buildings such as the Chase Tower (1982), designed by the Chinese-American architect I. Pei; and the Bank of America Center (1984) and Pennzoil Place (1976), designed by American architect Philip C. Johnson.
Houston’s lower-income neighborhoods lie to the south and southeast of the downtown, along the railroad lines and the ship channel.
The focal point of the Galleria area, as it is known, is the Williams Tower (1985), designed by Philip C. Johnson and one of the tallest suburban office buildings in the country.
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 Texas Houston Skyline Stock Photography
Caption: Aerial view of Houston's Uptown district skyline at sunset with the Williams (formerly Transco) tower and the lights of southwest Houston receding to the horizon.
Caption: Houston downtown skyline at dawn seen from the south with empty freeways (288 and 59) in the foreground.
Caption: Houston skyline and Buffalo Bayou at dusk.
www.billpogue.com /stock_photography/texas_houston_skyline/index.html   (858 words)

 Architecture of Chase Tower - Houston, Texas, United States of America
It was the tallest building west of the Mississippi until the Library Tower was built in Los Angeles.
The Chase Tower was originally designed to be 80-stories, but the Federal Aviation Administration felt the extra five floors would be a hazard to air traffic out of Hobby Airport.
Chase Bank actually has more than a dozen substantial buildings in Houston where it has moved many of its financial departments from New York.
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 JPMorgan Chase Tower, Houston, TX : Hines Interests
Houston, TX Completed in 1982 and Houston's tallest building, JPMorgan Chase Tower is a 75-story, 1.7 million-square-foot, five-sided office tower clad in pale gray polished granite.
JPMorgan Chase Tower features a 15,000-square-foot granite-paved pedestrian plaza at the entrance, a two-story Sky Lobby on the 60th floor and 22,237 square feet of retail space.
The focal point of the plaza is a monumental sculpture by Joan Miró entitled "Personage and Birds." The sculpture is the largest Miró sculpture ever commissioned.
www.hines.com /property/detail.aspx?id=203   (87 words)

 Houston Photos - City Skyscapers, Buildings, architecture
Architectural design styles range from the sleek, functional international style of the JP Morgan Chase Tower, the tallest modern skyscraper of the city, to the ornate styled Neils Esperson Building.
Houston buildings are illuminated with color during a downtown city celebration.
Designed by architects Philip Johnson and John Burgee, the massive Williams Tower is a prominent Houston landmark and the tallest building outside of a major metropolitan area.
www.photohouston.com /houston_landmarks_2/houston_landmarks_2.html   (1044 words)

To be located on the block bounded by 16th/15th Streets, and Welton/Glenarm Streets, Trango Tower is the ambitious vision of Denver developer W. Scott Moore, a 5th-generation Coloradoan whose ancestors were critical in the founding and shaping of Denver.
The tower's angled roofline and sloping walls will offer a new profile on the Denver skyline, recharing the Denver skyline with a new excitement and energy that will empower this city to compete in the next century.
From its conception, Trango Tower was envisioned by developer W. Scott Moore to be a multi-use project, with square footage dedicated to commercial, residential and hotel components.
www.denverskyscrapers.com /specialfeatures_trangotower.html   (700 words)

 Tallest residential tower in Texas - Fort Worth Forum
I am trying to fine out what the tallest residential tower in Texas is and what the tallest structure in Texas is. I think the JP Morgan Chase Tower in Houston is Texas's tallest building but am unsure about what the tallest residential tower is. Any help would be great.
Yes, JP Morgan Chase Tower in Houston is the tallest in the state at 1002ft
Therefore, The Tower is currently the second tallest residential tower in the state.
www.fortwortharchitecture.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=752   (559 words)

 Chase Tower - Houston Architecture Info Forum - HAIF®
At 71 stories, Wells Fargo Plaza is the second tallest building in Houston, and the tallest all-glass-exterior building in the Western Hemisphere.
I went to the Chase Tower today and the views were awesome
The complex itself is a mix of old buildings (Wortham Tower) dating from the 60's- 80's.
www.houstonarchitecture.info /haif/index.php?showtopic=6041   (907 words)

 The Tallest Buildings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The CN Tower was built in 1976 by Canadian National (CN) who wanted to demonstrate the strength of Canadian industry by building a tower taller than any other in the world.
Although the CN Tower inspires a sense of pride and inspiration for Canadians and a sense of awe for tourists, its origins are firmly rooted in practicality.
The CN Tower is situated on Front Street which is located in the Heart of the Entertainment District.
usaattacked.com /the_tallest_buildings.htm   (355 words)

 Towers and Tall Buildings in the USA and Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
CN Tower, Toronto, Ontario - according to one source 1815 feet, according to another source 1480 feet excluding aerials; one of the tallest free-standing towers in the world.
Sears Tower, Chicago Illinois - at 110 floors and 1454 feet (or according to another source 1449 feet) this was the world's tallest building from the time of its completion in 1974 until it was surpassed by the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1996, making it currently the third highest.
Both towers were destroyed by passenger planes hijacked by terrorists on 11-Sep-01, with massive loss of lives and numerous injuries.
freespace.virgin.net /john.cletheroe/usa_can/towers   (1368 words)

 Architecture of the Williams Tower - Houston, Texas, United States of America
The structure at the bottom of the tower isn't a lobby, it's a fountain.
The Williams Tower is actually constructed as two 32-story buildings stacked on top of each other.
Hartley, a skilled rock climber and University of Houston student, used only a hook and a small bag of chalk to make it to the 26th floor where he slipped, but then re-gained control.
www.glasssteelandstone.com /US/TX/HoustonWilliamsTower.html   (683 words)

 Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
Upon completion in 1981, this 1,000-foot-high tower was the tallest building in Houston, the sixth tallest in the United States, the tallest granite-clad building in the world, and the tallest composite concrete and steel building ever erected.
One corner of the tower is sheared off at a 45° angle to produce a slender five-sided structure.
While the form and the shape of the tower were determined by skyline considerations, siting was a conscious attempt at urban space creation.
www.pcfandp.com /a/p/7731/s.html   (277 words)

 houstonpress.com | News | Column Calamity
Changes continue to bubble up at the Houston Chronicle under new editor Jeff Cohen, and two of the paper's high-profile columnists are the most recent targets.
Houston's KHOU is owned by the Belo Corporation, which is based in Dallas.
There's the "75-story Texas Commerce Tower," which, not to put too fine a point on it, has been known as the Chase Tower since the days when we all were just getting to know Monica Lewinsky.
www.houston-press.com /Issues/2002-07-11/news/hostage.html   (791 words)

 World's Tallest Buildings
World Trade Center twin towers of New York City ranked fifth and sixth (at 1,368 ft and 1,362 ft) on this list until their destruction on Sept. 11, 2001.
A building differs from a tower in that the former is considered to be a structure that is designed for residential, business, or manufacturing purposes.
This data was gathered and/or supplied by members and representatives of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat who represent world leaders in the field of the built environment, including research, industry, and education.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0001338.html   (739 words)

HOUSTON FUN FACT: Houston was the capital of Texas from 1837 to 1839.
Of course, we're not the only ones who remember — and among the other people trying to keep the memory of the 9/11 victims alive is a Houston firefighter, Mike Smith, who is building a memorial to the people who died in the World Trade Center.
Firefighters are part of a brotherhood, regardless of location, and those in Houston — like ones across the country — haven't forgotten the tragic losses incurred on 9/11.
www.houstonist.com   (4085 words)

 houstonpress.com | News | Brother, Can You Spare a Vanity Video?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
While he was alive, Houston's greatest business and political godfather, Jesse Jones, knew better than anyone how to control a municipality while wringing the maximum amount of personal profit out of it as well.
It tracked Jesse from his arrival in Houston to manage a family lumberyard, ironically the same enterprise that later suffered an ignominious end in bankruptcy this decade under the ownership of former city councilman Ben Reyes.
Then finally, Jesse clashes with rival cabinet member Henry Wallace, is fired as commerce secretary by Roosevelt, and takes his balls and goes back to Houston to play lord of the realm and municipal sugar daddy to all until he dies in 1956.
www.houston-press.com /Issues/1998-11-19/news/columns.html   (970 words)

 Houston Tours
Houston Tours conducts daily tours of Houston, Galveston and Space Center Houston (NASA).
Have lunch in the Galleria, then travel past the Houston Ship Channel and out to San Jacinto Monument and museum where Santa Ana surrendered to Sam Houston, achieving Texas independence.
After lunch tour the Bishop's Palace (one of the 100 best historical homes in the United States) and visit the famous Moody Gardens with its indoor rain forest.
www.houstontours.com   (492 words)

 Shock of attack stuns Houston
Houston Mayor Lee Brown urged citizens to remain calm and to donate blood for the victims.
There was no evidence of a terrorist risk in Houston, he said, but sweeps were conducted at public buildings, and security was beefed up at the airports, the Port of Houston and the Medical Center.
In the Houston Independent School District, Superintendent Kaye Stripling directed principals to remain highly visible on their campuses all day and to report any suspicious activity to police.
www.chron.com /disp/story.mpl/topstory/local/1044635.html   (1431 words)

 Boston's Skyscraper Guy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Houston's Chase Tower, which just made the cut at 1002 feet, seized the opportunity by making it all the way to the final four, when it eliminated the heavily favored John Hancock Center.
Chase threw the John Hancock Center out of the canyon after applying the back breaker on the 1,127-foot building from Chicago.
Chase protested the move, claiming that Two World Trade Center illegally used its antenna.
www.skyscraperguy.com /worldstructures/skyguy_skyscraperscuffle.htm   (586 words)

 Hines National Office Partners - Press Releases
HOUSTON, Texas - Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that on behalf of the National Office Partners Limited Partnership, a joint venture between the California Public Employees´ Retirement System (CalPERS) and Hines, it has acquired 1100 Louisiana in downtown Houston, Texas.
National Office Partners was formed in July 1998 to maximize the value of a portion of CalPERS´ existing office portfolio as well as to add new investments to the portfolio through acquisition and development.
Based in Houston, Texas, Hines is a privately owned firm involved in developing, managing and acquiring real estate as well as providing a wide range of advisory services.
www.noplp.com /release.cfm?id=1000006   (649 words)

 Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. - Houston
Our resident lawyers in Houston regularly represent clients in US and international transactions, financings, litigation, regulatory and environmental matters.
The Houston office regularly works with the firm's other offices, handling matters in the United States and abroad for local clients and representing non-US clients in the United States.
Our lawyers also have substantial experience working with as well as representing non-US governments and paristatal entities. The Houston office maintains a particular focus on clients doing business in Mexico and throughout Latin America.  Several of our resident lawyers and staff are bilingual and regularly work in Mexico or Central and South America.
www.ssd.com /offices/office_detail.aspx?officeid=1534   (161 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Houston Luxury Real Estate and High End Homes HoustonLuxuryHomes.Net Houston Luxury Real Estate Houston Luxury Homes is a real estate resource for luxury real estate in Houston Texas, as well as Katy, Cinco Ranch and Sugar Land.
Houston Luxury Real Estate Listings By using our Luxury Home Directory and our Houston MLS Search features, you can preview many of Houston's premier homes for sale.
Houston Luxury Homes Search for Luxury Homes that are available and view pictures and virtual tours of them.
www.houstonrealestateonline.info /HoustonRealEstate72193.aspx   (1428 words)

 Houston Federal Criminal Lawyer, John T. Floyd, Criminal Defense Attorney in Houston, Throughout Texas and all Federal ...
John T. Floyd III is an experienced federal criminal defense lawyer dedicated to defending individuals and businesses accused of committing serious crimes in Federal criminal courts in Houston and throughout the State of Texas.
Floyd's practice is dedicated exclusively to criminal defense work protecting the rights, privacy, and dignity of businesses and individuals suspected or accused of committing serious crimes.
This is Rusk St., continue through the first signal light, which is Bagby St. Diagonally to your left is the Federal Courthouse at 515 Rusk St. After proceeding through the signal light at Bagby, the entrance to the underground Theater District Parking is to the left and to the right on Rusk St.
www.johntfloyd.com /houston-federal-criminal-lawyer.htm   (913 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
HOUSTON ======= ** SPACE CENTER HOUSTON ==================== Kids and adults can learn about space exploration at the Space Center 25 miles south of the city Life on the deck of a space shuttle is simulated in the Space Center Plaza.
At the adjacent Johnson Space Center, the tour includes a visit to Mission Control and laboratories that simulate weightlessness and other space-related concepts.
** CHASE TOWER =========== Start your visit to Houston by taking the entire urban panorama from the 60th-floor observation deck Tel.
www.utdallas.edu /~sxk038200/travel/Houston.txt   (251 words)

 Skyscrapers/Wolkenkratzer/Wolkenkrabbers/Grattes-ciel Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
Houston, Texas, is the 4rd largest city of the United States of America (behind NYC, Chicago and LA),
and a few years later, the word 'Houston', was the first word ever spoken by a human being on the moon.
Williams Tower is the tallest building in the US outside a downtown area.
www.skyscraperpicture.com /houston.htm   (582 words)

 Planning and Budget Committee Roster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Greater Houston Partnership is the primary advocate of Houston's business community and is dedicated to building regional economic prosperity.
What makes Houston a great city to live in.
Why Houston is a great global city to live in
www.houston.org /committees/roster.asp?committee=BOARD-04   (239 words)

 City Beat - Houston Business Journal:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Not so at Chase Bank, which kept 37 local branches open on one of the busiest banking Thursdays Houston has witnessed.
Houston's JPMorgan Chase Tower is one of the tallest skyscrapers in the Southwest, but its name tenant hardly got nicked when Rita sideswiped the downtown skyline.
Chase Bank lost a grand total of three windows among its offices in the building, despite leasing hundreds of thousands of square feet in the 75-story tower at 600 Travis.
www.bizjournals.com /houston/stories/2005/10/03/tidbits1.html?page=7   (611 words)

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