Williams Tower

Coordinates: 29°44′14″N 95°27′41″W / 29.73722°N 95.46139°W / 29.73722; -95.46139
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Williams Tower
Williams Tower viewed from the street
Williams Tower viewed from the street
Former namesTransco Tower (1982–1998)
General information
TypeOffice tower
Architectural styleModern
Address2800 Post Oak Boulevard
Town or cityHouston, Texas
CountryUnited States
Coordinates29°44′14″N 95°27′41″W / 29.73722°N 95.46139°W / 29.73722; -95.46139
Current tenantsWilliams Companies
Quanta Services
Valaris plc
Cadence Bancorp
Hines Interests Limited Partnership
Consulate General of Denmark, Houston
GroundbreakingAugust, 1981; 42 years ago (August, 1981)
CompletedBetween December 1982 and January 1983
Opened1983; 40 years ago (1983)
CostU.S. $300 million
OwnerInvesco Advisers Inc.
LandlordHines Interests Limited Partnership
Roof275 m (902 ft)
Technical details
Floor count64
Floor area1,483,308 sq ft (137,803.8 m2)
Design and construction
Architecture firmJohn Burgee Architects with Philip Johnson and Morris-Aubry Architects
Structural engineerCBM Engineers Inc.
Main contractorJ.A. Jones Construction Co.

The Williams Tower (originally named the Transco Tower) is a 64-story, 1.4 million square feet (130,000 m2) office tower. It is located in Houston, Texas.

Construction began in August 1981, and was completed in December, 1982. It is the 4th-tallest tower in Texas, and the 44th-tallest in the United States.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Williams Tower, Houston, TX". Hines Interests Limited Partnership. 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-10-25.