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BG Group Place

Identification

BG Group Place
MainPlace, Block 93
303539

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
mat foundation
aluminum
glass
curtain wall
light gray

Usages

commercial office
shop(s) service branch(es) parking

Facts

  • MainPlace was initially pre-certified as a LEED-Silver project, and upon completion received pre-certification for Platinum status. This is the first such classification for any skyscraper in Texas.
  • This building required the demolition of Montagu Hotel and The New West Building, though the Aloft Houston Downtown was preserved.
  • The roof and mechanical penthouse will be concealed behind a two-story parapet that is consistent with the design of the rest of the building.
  • A distinctive feature of the building is a setback portion of the 39th-43rd floors facing southeast, which will feature an outdoor garden and meeting area on the 39th floor.
  • The building's 9-foot thick foundation required a mat pour that involved 12,000 cubic yards of concrete poured over the span of approximately 18 hours.

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Location

811 Main Street
77002
Downtown
Inner Loop East
Houston
Texas
U.S.A.

Certificates

Certified as LEED – Platinum (2011)

Technical Data

630.02 ft
125.00 ft
250.00 ft
46
2
2008
2011
23
1,158

Involved Companies


Kendall/Heaton Associates Inc.
architectural model making, civil engineering, concrete supplier, consultant, crane rental, crane supplier (construction), developer, elevator supplier, financing, formwork supplier, general contractor, landscape architect, owner, shell construction, structural engineering, window installation
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