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1400 Smith Street

Downtown

Houston, TX 77002

  • ~$34/sqft

Sample Units

UnitSizePriceInquire
Small2,500 sqft$7,083.33 /mo est
Medium5,000 sqft$14,166.66 /mo est
Large10,000 sqft$28,333.33 /mo est
Whole Floor20,000 sqft$56,666.66 /mo est

Building Details

  • Walk Score®89

<strong>1400 Smith Street</strong> is a 691 ft tall postmodern skyscraper located in downtown Houston. The building has 50 floors and is the 11th tallest building in the city. It was designed by architectural firm Lloyd Jones Brewer and Associates, the building was completed in 1983. The office tower is situated on Houston's six-mile (10 km) pedestrian and retail tunnel system that links many of the city's downtown towers. It was formerly Four Allen Center, a part of the Allen Center complex. The building was the former headquarters of Enron, America's largest natural gas company during the 1990s. Before Enron's collapse, the energy giant constructed a second, similar building across the street, connected to 1400 Smith Street by a circular skywalk. In June 2011 Chevron bought the building from Brookfield for $340 million. For a number of years, this building's distinctive white crown was lit during the evening, though it hasn't on a regular basis since 2002.

Neighborhood

Downtown

Downtown is Houston's main central business district with various pedestrian tunnels and skywalks connecting various high-rise buildings within this neighborhood. 

This bustling neighborhood has a very well-developed infrastructure which makes it convenient for businesses to set up their companies here. The Downtown Houston Theatre District is one of the largest theatres in the country and the 1,800,000 sq ft George R. Brown Convention Centre is frequently used to host conventions, trade shows and community meetings.

Downtown houses various headquarters of many prominent companies and this includes Chevron, JPMorgan Chase and Shell Oil Company. It has 35% - 40% Class A office locations and this percentage is set to increase with increasing occupancy rates.

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