Houston

United States

Facts

Population

Source: US Census

2,195,914 (2014)

Area

628 km²

242 mi²

Density

3496.7 people per km²

9056.4 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

39 Completed • 1 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Office (82%)

Most Common Material*

Steel (45%)

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

BG Group Place Chosen as Featured Building

15 March 2013

Research

28 April 2016

Challenges and Opportunities in Vertical Healthcare Design

Vertical healthcare design is an emerging field with its own particular set of benefits and challenges. This building type will become more desirable and popular,...

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Global News

06 October 2020

Three Workers Killed in Building Partial Collapse in Houston

A building under construction partially collapsed in west Houston, resulting in at least three people killed, fire officials said Monday, 5 October, 2020.  According to...

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Global News

24 August 2020

Hines Founder Gerald D. Hines, Who Shaped Houston's Skyline, Dead at 95

Gerald D. Hines, who turned a one-man real estate office in Houston into the global developer Hines, died last night at his home, Hines announced....

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