Buildings & Landmarks in Houston: Williams Tower

Rising 902 feet into the sky, Houston’s Williams Tower is the tallest building in the world located outside of a Central Business District

  • Built in 1983 as Transco Tower
  • 902 feet tall, 64 Floors
  • 102nd Tallest Building in the World
  • 22nd Tallest Building in United States
  • 3rd Tallest Building in Houston
  • 4th Tallest Building in Texas behind JP Morgan Chase Tower (Houston,) Wells Fargo Plaza (Houston) & Bank of America Center (Dallas)
  • Designated as Tallest Building in the World outside of a Central Business District
  • Known for its rotating beacon on top
  • Adjacent to Houston’s Galleria Shopping Mall
  • Major Houston Landmark and symbol of “the Galleria Area” or Uptown District of Houston, Texas
  • Famous 64 foot high Williams Waterwall is located on the same property in Gerald D. Hines Water Wall Park
  • Sky Lobby & Observation Deck on 51st Floor
  • 2800 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056
  • 713-850-8841

Photo Copywrite 2012 Gary Riis / Hospitality Hero

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