List of tallest buildings in Corpus Christi

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This list of tallest buildings in Corpus Christi ranks high-rises in the U.S. city of Corpus Christi, Texas by height. The tallest building in Corpus Christi is the 28-story One Shoreline Plaza South Tower, which rises 411 feet (125 m) and was completed in 1988. [1] It also stands as the tallest building in Texas south of San Antonio. The building is located on a complex which also contains the second tallest building in the city at 375 feet (114 m). The third tallest building is the Frost Bank Plaza. It stood as the city's tallest building from 1983 to 1988.

The history of skyscrapers in Corpus Christi began with the construction of the Wilson Plaza East Building in 1927, formerly known as the Wilson Tower. [2] Most of Corpus Christi's tall buildings are located downtown; however, there are some high-rises scattered throughout other areas of the city. Overall, Corpus Christi has 11 structures over 50 m (164 ft). However, no Corpus Christi buildings are among the tallest in the United States.

As of April 2011, there are no skyscrapers under construction or being proposed in Corpus Christi. [3]

Tallest buildings[edit]

This lists ranks Corpus Christi high-rises that stand at least 165 feet (50 m) tall, based on standard height measurement. An equal sign (=) following a rank indicates the same height between two or more buildings. The "Year" column indicates the year in which a building was completed.

Rank Name Image Height
ft / m
Floors Year Notes
1 One Shoreline Plaza (South Tower) The South Tower as viewed from ground level. 411 / 125 28 1988 The tallest building in Texas south of San Antonio
2 One Shoreline Plaza (North Tower) The North Tower as viewed from the South Tower. 375 / 114 22 1988
3 Frost Bank Plaza Frost Bank Plaza, cropped.jpg 336 / 102 23 1983 Tallest building in Corpus Christi from 1983-1988.
4 Wells Fargo Tower 280 / 86 20 1942 Tallest building in Corpus Christi from 1942-1983.
5 Wilson Plaza West 273 / 83 21 1951
6 600 Building 600 Building, Corpus Christi, TX, cropped.jpg 248 / 76 21 1962
7 American Bank Plaza American Bank Plaza, Corpus Christi.jpg 233 / 71 17 1963
8 Tower II 223 / 68 16 1988
9 AEP Texas Tower 222 / 68 16 1988
10 Washington Mutual Building 201 / 61 1988
11 Nueces County Courthouse 165 / 50 10 1978

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Buildings of Corpus Christi". Emporis. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Wilson Plaza History". Wilson Plaza. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Corpus Christi". SkyscraperPage. Retrieved 26 April 2011.