Bank of the southwest tower

Bank of the Southwest Tower
General information
Status Never built
Location Louisiana Street
Houston, Texas
Height
Antenna spire 1,404 ft (428 m)
Roof 1,220 ft (370 m)
Technical details
Floor count 82
Floor area 200,000 m2 (2,200,000 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architect Murphy/Jahn, Inc. Architects, also Lloyd Jones Brewer and Associates

The Bank of the Southwest Tower was a proposed building located in Houston, Texas, at 1,404 ft tall.[1] It would have been second tallest building in North America after the Willis Tower in Chicago. With an estimated construction cost of $350–400 million, the project was cancelled before construction commenced, due to lack of funds during the economic downturn.[2]

The design created by architect Helmut Jahn of Murphy/Jahn, Inc. Architects was the winner of a design competition in 1982.[2]

References

External links

  • Bank of the Southwest Tower at SkyscraperPage's Forums

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