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The Star - South Building

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Identification

The Star - South Building
Texas Company Building
Texaco Building
117677

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [under renovation]
steel
applied masonry
neo-classicism

Usages

rental apartments

Facts

  • Excavation began on June 8, 1914, and was officially dedicated on May 1, 1915.
  • A 16-story addition by architect Kenneth Franzheim was constructed in 1938.
  • Originally designed to house the regional offices of Texaco.
  • Kimberly-Clark purchased the building in 2002 to develop the building into a Renaissance Hotel.
  • The building was converted to apartments in 2016.

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Location

714-720 San Jacinto Street
1121 Rusk Street
720 San Jacinto Street
77002
The Star
Downtown
Inner Loop East
Houston
Texas
U.S.A.

Technical Data

54.25 m
54.25 m
13
1914
1915
2014 - 2016

Involved Companies

Warren & Wetmore

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