JPMorgan Chase Tower

at 600 Travis St, Houston, 77002 United States


JPMorgan Chase Tower
600 Travis St
Houston , TX 77002
United States
Contact Phone
P: (713) 223-0441
Website
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Description

The JPMorgan Chase Tower, formerly Texas Commerce Tower, is a 305.41m, 75-story skyscraper at 600 Travis Street in Downtown Houston, Texas. It is currently the tallest building in the city, the tallest building in Texas, the tallest five-sided building in the world, the 15th tallest building in the United States, and the 107th tallest building in the world. it is the tallest building of Texas.OverviewThe tower was built between 1979 and 1981 as the Texas Commerce Tower. It was designed by noted architects I. M. Pei & Partners. In some early plans, the building reached up to 80 stories; however, the FAA expressed concerns that additional height was a risk for aircraft going into and out of nearby William P. Hobby Airport. Nonetheless, when it was completed, it was the eighth tallest building in the world. The building was developed as part of a partnership between Texas Commerce Bank and Khalid bin Mahfouz. It was built on the site where the Uptown Theatre, demolished in 1965, once stood.Upon its completion, the building surpassed Aon Center in Los Angeles to become the tallest building in the United States west of the Mississippi River, a title it held until Los Angeles's Library Tower, now known as the U.S. Bank Tower, was built in 1990.

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