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Identification

BG Group Place
MainPlace, Block 93
303539

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
mat foundation
aluminum
glass
curtain wall
light gray
flat roof with 1 box

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
1000 Rusk Street, 804-810 Fannin Street
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.

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Features & Amenities

  • Ornamental illumination is installed
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