Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


1000 Louisiana Street Office Building, Houston, TX

ID: 2156
Alt. Name: Allied Bank Plaza, Houston, TX
Interstate Bank Plaza, Houston, TX
Construction Date: Start Date: 1979
End Date: 1983
Notes: Due to a bank takeover, this skyscraper was also known as the "Wells Fargo Plaza."
Building History: Designed by Edward C. "Chuck" Bassett and Lawrence S. Doane of the San Francisco Office of Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill; Lloyd Jones Brewer and Associates were Associated Architects; at 71-stories, or 970-feet, the Wells Fargo Plaza is the second-tallest building in the city, behind the Chase Tower at 75-stories and 1,002 feet; Duane Bradshaw Architects, Inc. (Houston), acted as the Project Manager, Contract Document Developer and Construction Administrator for the Allied Bank Building.
Structure Size: Number of Floors: 71
Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - office buildings
built works - commercial buildings - stores
Locations: Structure:
1000 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX
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