1500 Louisiana

Location: 
Houston, Texas
Client: 
Smith Street Land Co.c/o Hines Interests Limited Partnership
Architect: 
Cesar Pelli & Associates
Kendall/Heaton Associates, Inc.
Additional collaborations with Kendall/Heaton Associates, Inc.:
Contract Value: 
$102,000,000
Size: 
1,200,000 Square Feet
Year Completed: 
2001
Sector: 
Expertise: 

Completed in 2001, 1500 Lousiana is a 41-story office tower that includes a 1.2 million square-foot corporate headquarters and an adjacent enclosed 400,000 square-foot parking garage. Combined, the complex occupies one-and-a-half city blocks in Houston.

Several special use areas in the building include a central energy plant, tunnel access between the new office tower and garage, and an employee credit union. The building also features a 225-seat auditorium, secured truck dock, security access point for visitors and employees, and skybridge access between the new office tower, existing office tower and garage. A food preparation area, dining and food service facility, and catering kitchens are among the extensive amenities.