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Sheraton Dallas Hotel Central Tower

Identification

Sheraton Dallas Hotel Central Tower
Adam's Mark Dallas, Southland Center, Southland Life Building, Center Tower
118461

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
aggregate
aluminum
curtain wall
international style

Usages

hotel

Facts

  • Adam's Mark Hotels renovated this building along with two others. The buildings were chosen for conversion because of their proximity to a DART Light Rail station.
  • Currently the tallest hotel building in Texas.
  • The former sole tenant of this building was Southland Corporation, the company that is parent company of 7-Eleven convenience stores.
  • For many years after the building's opening the most exclusive restaurant in downtown Dallas was the Chaparral Club on the 37th floor.
  • Tallest building west of the Mississippi River from 1959 to 1964 until surpassed by Republic Center Tower II.
  • The grand opening festivities lasted three days, April 12-14, 1959.
  • The facade's 1,344 spandrel panels are light weight precast concrete faced with Italian glass mosaic tiles.

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Location

400 North Olive Street
75201
Dallas
Texas
U.S.A.

Technical Data

167.64 m
42
5
1959

Involved Companies


Mark Lemmon

Welton Becket and Associates
Welton Becket and Associates
developer, door installation, electrical contractor, general contractor, geotechnical engineering, mechanical engineering, mechanical systems installation, owner, plumbing contractor, shell construction, structural engineering, tenant
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