Post Oak Central

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Post Oak Central consists of the three striped buildings in this image

Post Oak Central is a skyscraper complex in Uptown Houston, Texas, United States.[1]

The 17-acre (69,000 m2) Philip Johnson-designed complex includes three 24-story buildings, 1 Post Oak Central (2000 Post Oak Boulevard), 2 Post Oak Central (1980 Post Oak Boulevard), and 3 Post Oak Central (1990 Post Oak Boulevard), and a parking garage. The complex includes 1,300,000 square feet (120,000 m2) of Class A office space and retail. The complex includes a 90,000-square-foot (8,400 m2) retail center and parking for 4,200 cars.[2]

History[edit]

1 Post Oak Central opened in 1975. 2 Post Oak Central opened in 1979. 3 Post Oak Central opened in 1982.[2]

In 2011 Crescent announced that it plans to build, on the 2-acre (0.81 ha) park property, buildings for retail operations.[3]

Tenants[edit]

1 Post Oak Central has the headquarters of the Apache Corporation in Suite 100.[4]

2 Post Oak Central has the headquarters of the Stewart Title Guaranty Company.[5] In addition the headquarters of the Uptown Management District are in Suite 1580.[6]

3 Post Oak Central has the headquarters of GDF Suez Energy Resources NA.[7] In addition it contains three consulates, those of Qatar (Suite 810),[8] South Korea (Suite 1250),[9] and Turkey (Suite 1300).[10] Several Cox Radio-owned radio stations, including KKBQ,[11] KGLK,[12] KHPT,[13] and KTHT are headquartered out of Suite 2300.[14] Gymboree Play & Music has a classroom location in Suite C.[15]

Former tenants[edit]

From its founding on May 25, 1982 to April 1988, the Consulate-General of Indonesia in Houston was located in Post Oak Central.[16] The Consulate-General of Egypt in Houston was located in Suite 2180.[17] As of 2008 the consulate is now at 5718 Westheimer Road, out of the complex.[18] The Consulate of India was previously in Suite 600.[19] It had been located in the 11,353-square-foot (1,054.7 m2) space since the consulate opened in October 1995. On August 30, 2011, the consulate moved into a new standalone facility at 4300 Scotland.[20]

Gallery[edit]

The consulates are in 3 Post Oak Central.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Uptown District Map." Uptown Houston District. Retrieved on January 30, 2009.
  2. ^ a b "Three Post Oak Central." Hines Interests Limited Partnership. Retrieved on January 17, 2009.
  3. ^ Dawson, Jennifer. "Bullish on Post Oak." Houston Business Journal. Friday July 22, 2011. Retrieved on August 2, 2011.
  4. ^ "Contact Us." Apache Corporation. Retrieved on April 24, 2009.
  5. ^ "Contact Us." Stewart Title Guaranty Company. Retrieved on April 26, 2009.
  6. ^ "Contact Us / Subscribe." Uptown Houston. Retrieved on April 7, 2009.
  7. ^ "Contact Us." GDF Suez Energy Resources NA. Retrieved on July 7, 2010.
  8. ^ "Consular Services." Embassy of Qatar in Washington, DC. Retrieved on December 22, 2008.
  9. ^ Home Page. Consulate-General of South Korea in Houston. Retrieved on December 22, 2008.
  10. ^ "Contact Us." Embassy of Turkey in Washington, DC. Retrieved on December 22, 2008.
  11. ^ "Contact Us." KKBQ. Retrieved on April 24, 2009.
  12. ^ "Contact Us." KGLK. Retrieved on April 24, 2009.
  13. ^ "Contact Us." KHPT. Retrieved on April 24, 2009.
  14. ^ "Contact Us." KTHT. Retrieved on April 24, 2009.
  15. ^ "Post Oak Central - Houston, Texas 77056 - Calendar - Gymboree Play & Music." Gymboree Play & Music. Retrieved on December 24, 2009.
  16. ^ "Short History of the Consulate General of Indonesia in Houston." Consulate-General of the Republic of Indonesia in Houston. March 31, 2008. Retrieved on December 24, 2009.
  17. ^ Maxwell, Virginia, Mary Fitzpatrick, Siona Jenkins, and Anthony Sattin. Egypt. Lonely Planet. 2006. "526.
  18. ^ Home page. Consulate-General of Egypt in Houston. Retrieved on December 22, 2008.
  19. ^ Home page. Consulate-General of India in Houston. Retrieved on December 22, 2008.
  20. ^ "Houston consulate starts functioning from its own premises." India Herald. Retrieved on October 12, 2012.

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Coordinates: 29°44′46″N 95°27′43″W / 29.746°N 95.462°W / 29.746; -95.462