Photography of Houston Architecture, Skyscrapers and Buildings
These photographs show the diverse styles of architecture represented in Houston. If you are decorating your office, my art photography is available as framed artwork to enhance the workplace. Art photographs can be produced in a variety of sizes with options for picture framing.
Buildings of Downtown Houston
Aerial photo of downtown Houston showing both older and newer office buildings. The modern city skyscrapers were built during a booming period of commercial real estate development in the 1970s and 1980s.
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JP Morgan Chase Tower
The tallest skyscraper in Houston is the 75 story JPMorgan Chase Tower. Also pictured are the Bank of America Center and Pennzoil Place.
Bank of America Center
Philip Johnson and John Burgee Architects designed this 56 story building (left) to harmonize architectural styles of past and present.
Bank of America and Pennzoil Place
This architectural detail shows the Napoleon red granite surface of the Bank of America Center. The sculpted metal obelisks that accent the gabled roofline suggest a Gothic style of architecture. Pennzoil Place appears in the background.
An abstract photograph of Pennzoil Place. This modern building reflects the International Style of Architecture.
1500 Louisiana Building
This photo of 1500 Louisiana Street reflects a futuristic design common to downtown Houston.
Abstract Reflections I
This geometric abstraction is actually a reflection of clouds in the glass windows of a downtown office tower.
Abstract Reflections II
Glass windows act as mirrors reflecting geometric patterns of the city. Glass, steel and stone construction characterizes much of the modern architecture of Houston.
These Houston buildings were originally constructed as headquarters for Enron. The mirrored surfaces of these magnificent glass skyscrapers reflect their surroundings. Current names of these buildings are 1500 Louisiana Street (left) and 1400 Smith Street (right).
Houston City Skyscrapers
Towering over the city is the Wells Fargo Plaza (center). On the right is the Monument Au Phantome, a public sculpture by Jean Dubuffet.
Centerpoint Energy Plaza at Night
Houston buildings are illuminated with color during a downtown city celebration. Beacons of light from the Center point Energy Plaza radiate beams of light in all directions.
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Niels Esperson Building
This 32-story building, completed in 1927, was built as a monument to the oil industry, it represents an older style of architecture found in downtown Houston.
Chase Bank Building (Gulf Building)
Completed in 1929, the Gulf Building dominated the Houston skyline until 1963 when it was surpassed by the Humble Oil Building.
Great Southwest Life Building
Originally named the Petroleum Building, this historic downtown building was completed in 1927 and is 22 stories tall.
Houston Cotton Exchange Building
Built in 1924, the Cotton Exchange was one of the first buildings in Houston to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is designated as a Texas Historic Landmark by the Texas Historical Commission.
Lovett Hall, Rice University
Many campus buildings reflect the style of architecture known as Neo-Byzantine characterized by round arches, vaults and domes and the use of brick and stucco surfaces.
Harris County Civil Justice Center
The Harris County Civil Justice Center contains 37 courtrooms. The architectural style reflects historic qualities of older buildings of Houston.
This 55 story building, a focal point of the Houston skyline, features a distinctive crest designed to resemble a Mayan temple.
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City Skyscrapers of Houston
A wide angle perspective of downtown city skyscrapers. Clockwise from top, the big buildings in this picture are Wells Fargo Plaza, One Shell Plaza, Two Shell Plaza, El Paso Energy Building (formerly Tenneco building) and Centerpoint Energy Plaza.
Houston Office Towers
Downtown office towers from left to right: Heritage Plaza, Three Allen Center, Devon Energy Center (One Allen Center), Centerpoint Energy Plaza, 1400 Smith Street (Enron Center) and Continental Center I.
Designed by architects Philip Johnson and John Burgee, this prominent office tower is the tallest building outside of a major metropolitan area. A mirror-like grid of windows shape the facade of the contemporary structure.
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Covering a 60 acre campus five miles from downtown, The Greenway Plaza Complex is a major center of Houston commercial real estate development.
Aerial photograph of the George R. Brown convention center.
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