Enterprise Plaza in Houston

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Photo of Enterprise Plaza in Houston, Texas
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
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Photo of Enterprise Plaza in Houston, Texas
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Enterprise Plaza
Formerly:1100 Louisiana
Formerly:InterFirst Plaza
Formerly:First International Plaza

1100 Louisiana, Houston, Texas, Downtown 77002
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An architectural oak hidden in a forest of giants, 1100 Louisiana is one of those buildings that makes a significant contribution to Houston's skyline, but is overlooked because of its flashy neighbors. If the building looks familiar, it should. It was designed by the same company that came up with San Francisco's Bank of America building, which also features cutaways that reveal triangle bays like a giant Lego project. During the day, its pink granite ads an element of contrast to its green neighbor, Wells Fargo Plaza. On one side of the building is on open plaza which has been given a focal point with Even Jean Dubuffet's "Monument au Fantóme" featured elsewhere on this site.

Quick Facts
Statistics
  • Floor space: 1,400,000 square feet
Timeline
  • 1985: Capitol Guidance Corporation bought 1100 Louisiana. It later sold the building to National Office Partners Limited Partnership for $200 million.
  • January, 2000: Hines Real Estate bought 1100 Louisiana for $200 million
  • December, 2009: This building was awarded LEED Gold status
Notes
  • Developer: Hines
  • This building's distinctive color comes from its cladding of Spanish Rose granite
Green Things
  • This building is certified LEED Gold
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  wish england had a load of buildings like that. mby it will atract more people and look nicer. :D

leon miller thacker - Thursday, July 5th, 2007 @ 5:15am  

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