Houston Facts

Population 2,195,914 (2014) Source: US Census
Area 628 km² • 242 mi² Source: US Census
150m+ Buildings 38 Completed2 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 2 Completed
Tallest Building JPMorgan Chase Tower (305 m)
Global Ranking #33 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #5 in North America by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #4 in USA by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building El Paso Energy Building (1962)
Average Building Age 31 years
Most Common Function Office, 83%
Most Common Material Steel, 48%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   JPMorgan Chase Tower 1982 305 m
2   Wells Fargo Plaza 1983 302 m
3   Williams Tower 1982 275 m
4   Bank of America Center 1983 238 m
5   Heritage Plaza 1987 232 m
6   Enterprise Plaza 1980 230 m
7   609 Main at Texas 2017 230 m
8   Centerpoint Energy Plaza 1996 226 m
9   Texas Tower 2021 224 m
10   1600 Smith Street 1984 223 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   JPMorgan Chase Tower 1982 305 m
2   Wells Fargo Plaza 1983 302 m
3   Williams Tower 1982 275 m
4   1600 Louisiana - 262 m
5   Bank of America Center 1983 238 m
6   Heritage Plaza 1987 232 m
7   Enterprise Plaza 1980 230 m
8   609 Main at Texas 2017 230 m
9   Centerpoint Energy Plaza 1996 226 m
10   Texas Tower 2021 224 m
  Completed   Under Constr.   Proposed

Building Function More Charts

Based on 40 Buildings Over 150m Height

 

Structural Material More Charts

Based on 31 Buildings Over 150m Height

 

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CTBUH Initiatives

BG Group Place Chosen as Featured Building
Mar 2013 – Featured Tall Building

Research Papers

Challenges and Opportunities in Vertical Healthcare Design
Apr 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue II