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Williams Tower
Williams Tower viewed from the street
Williams Tower viewed from the street
Former names Transco Tower (1982–1998)
General information
Status Complete
Type Office tower
Architectural style Modern
Address 2800 Post Oak Boulevard
Town or city Houston, Texas
Country United States
Coordinates 29°44′14″N 95°27′41″W / 29.73722°N 95.46139°W / 29.73722; -95.46139
Elevation up
Current tenants Williams Companies
Quanta Services
Valaris plc
Cadence Bancorp
Hines Interests Limited Partnership
Consulate General of Denmark, Houston
Groundbreaking August, 1981; 40 years ago (August, 1981)
Completed Between December 1982 and January 1983
Opened 1983; 39 years ago (1983)
Cost U.S. $300 million
Owner Invesco Advisers Inc.
Landlord Hines Interests Limited Partnership
Roof 275 m (902 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 64
Floor area 1,483,308 sq ft (137,803.8 m2)
Lifts/elevators 49
Design and construction
Architecture firm John Burgee Architects with Philip Johnson and Morris-Aubry Architects
Structural engineer CBM Engineers Inc.
Main contractor J.A. Jones Construction Co.

The Williams Tower (originally named the Transco Tower) is a 64-story, 1.4 million square feet (130,000 m2) office tower. It is located in Houston, Texas.

Construction began in August 1981, and was completed in December, 1982. It is the 4th-tallest tower in Texas, and the 44th-tallest in the United States.

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