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Houston Tower

Houston Tower
General information
Status Never built
Location Houston, Texas
Cost USD 1.5 billion
Roof 6,864 ft (2,092 m)
Technical details
Floor count 500

The Houston Tower was a visionary skyscraper to be built in Houston. It was one of the tallest buildings ever fully envisioned, and would have taken up 16 city blocks if ever constructed. Its design was reminiscent of the Willis Tower, only the "tubes" in the Houston Tower would number 16 and be triangular.

See also


  • By Georges Binder, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
  • By MICHAEL DECOURCY HINDS Published: September 30, 1984
  • The Futurist Magazine November-December 1986

External links

  • Houston Tower at Emporis
  • Houston Tower Details at SkyscraperPage
  • Houston Tower at SkyscraperPage's Forums

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