Facts

Population

Source: US Census

2,195,914 (2014)

Area

628 km²

242 mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

39 Completed • 1 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

35

Tallest City in

the World
#

5

Tallest City in

North America
#

4

Tallest City in

United States

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

600 Travis Street

305.4 m / 1,002 ft

2

Wells Fargo Plaza

302.4 m / 992 ft

3

Williams Tower

274.6 m / 901 ft

4

TC Energy Center

237.8 m / 780 ft

5

Heritage Plaza

232.3 m / 762 ft

6

Enterprise Plaza

230.4 m / 756 ft

7

609 Main at Texas

230.1 m / 755 ft

8

Centerpoint Energy Plaza

225.9 m / 741 ft

9

Texas Tower

224 m / 735 ft

10

1600 Smith Street

223.1 m / 732 ft

CTBUH People & Events

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15 March 2013

Research

28 April 2016

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Global News

15 October 2019

Australian Developer to Build Hotel Tower in Houston

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Global News

26 June 2019

Two Downtown Houston Skyscrapers to be Sold for US$627 Million

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