One of Houston's landmark buildings, the Heritage Plaza's broad shoulders and perfect location put it at the center of the best views of the city skyline. In many photographs and videotapes, the shape of an eagle is outlined in white neon at the top of the building. But it hasn't been fully lit up since 1998. There have been one or two segments illuminated, but never the whole thing.
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Love this building. It reminds me of the Miracle on the 8th Street (Batteries not included) movie. Also I like to call it the "Old meets New", because is like the old bouilding was dressing up with a modern look.
Sandra Flores - Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 @ 4:19pm
This has long been my favorite building here in Houston as well as anywhere in the US. I just love the whole image and watching the clouds reflecting off of the glass sides. I understand the styling was reminiscent of Mexico for the designer but to me it has always been more of a symbol of the modern century building on the generation before. My second favorite building in Houston has to be the Bank of America building.
Michele Binkley - Friday, July 31st, 2015 @ 4:03pm
Looks like one of the transformers. Even has two eyes at the top. I always think this building will look around and then rise up and start walking. Pretty cool.
Ryan - Thursday, September 13th, 2012 @ 4:47pm
We moved to the Houston area last year. The first time I drove around downtown I was instantly attracted to this building. My first impression of it was that it looked like an Empire State era building covered by a 20th century building. As a photo buff I will be taking pictures of it to enlarge for my own personal collection. It's not like I haven't seen skyscrapers before as I grew up outside Chicago & went to college in Boston. With that said, I think it is the most impressive building I have ever seen.
Nick Berbes - Saturday, January 5th, 2008 @ 1:02am
I enjoy looking at it on the way to and from work. Very unusual looking building. My favorite.
carole kennedy - Tuesday, February 27th, 2007 @ 10:27am
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