Opened in 1978, this building, originally called 1 Houston Center, has 46 floors with Class A office space and is located at 1200 block of McKinney Street. The building is 678 feet tall. It was designed by Caudill Rowlett Scott and built by W.S. Bellows Construction. The building occupies the entire city block bound by McKinney, Caroline, Walker and San Jacinto Streets. The companys Chemicals and Fuels businesses are based here along with several shared service support functions. Approximately 1,000 workers are based at LyondellBasells downtown office.
As part of the Houston Center complex, the building offers direct access to the Four Seasons Hotel and the Shops at the Houston Center, a 200,000-square-foot shopping and dining center. Larry North Fitness Club, an 11,000-square-foot gym, is also located nearby. Approximately four blocks away, you’ll find Minute Maid Park, home to the Houston Astros and the Toyota Center, home to the Houston Rockets.