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One Shell Plaza
Houston, TX

Completed in 1971, One Shell Plaza is a 50-story office tower containing 1.6 million square feet located in the heart of Houston's central business district. As one of Hines' first high-rise office towers, One Shell Plaza set the standard of excellence for the many projects that followed. The travertine-clad tower tapers upward from a landscaped marble plaza with a series of closely spaced columns that frame the structure, creating the impression of a gently undulating exterior wall. On the building's 49th floor is the exclusive Plaza Club, which offers a full complement of fine dining, entertainment and meeting facilities. On-site parking is available for 381 cars, with an additional 999 spaces across the street in the Two Shell Plaza garage.

The building underwent a major $80 million renovation between 1991 and 1993 while it was still 88 percent occupied. The scope of the renovation included: architectural changes to the lobby and plaza, new graphics, elevator modernization, major upgrades of the building's electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems, new lighting, asbestos abatement, ADA modifications and all new life safety systems.

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SUMMARY

Address
910 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX

Location
The block bounded by Louisiana, McKinney, Walker and Smith streets

Hines' Role
Developer
Property Manager

Architect
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Bricker + Cannady, 1993 renovation

Net Rentable Area
Retail space:
39,457 sq. ft.
(3,666 sq. m.)

Office:
1,174,583 sq. ft.
(109,119 sq. m.)

Other:
14,120 sq. ft.
(1,312 sq. m.)

Major Tenants
Shell Oil Company
Baker Botts
Comerica Bank
Global Crossing

Awards
Legacy Award 1991

Sustainability
ENERGY STAR 1999, 2004-2012
LEED Gold 2009

Contact Information
Colvill Office Properties
713-877-1550

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