Devon Energy Tower (Houston)

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Not to be confused with a similarly named building, being Devon Energy's headquarters in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Devon Tower.
Two Allen Center
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General information
Status Closed
Type Office
Location 1200 Smith Street, Houston, Texas
Coordinates 29°45′25″N 95°22′15″W / 29.7570°N 95.3708°W / 29.7570; -95.3708Coordinates: 29°45′25″N 95°22′15″W / 29.7570°N 95.3708°W / 29.7570; -95.3708
Completed 1978
Owner Brookfield Office Properties
Management Brookfield Office Properties
Height
Roof 521 ft (159 m)
Technical details
Floor count 36
Design and construction
Architect Lloyd Jones Brewer and Associates

Two Allen Center, also known as Devon Energy Tower, is a 521 ft (159 m) tall skyscraper in Houston, Texas. It was completed in 1978 and has 36 floors. It is the 24th tallest building in the city. The tower houses offices for Oklahoma City-based Devon Energy Corporation.

The building has travertine flooring and is Energy Star labelled.[1] It is owned by Brookfield Properties.[2]

It was known as the Citicorp Building in 1989. During that year Exxon had office space there.[3]

Greater Houston Partnership has its offices in Suite 700, on the seventh floor.[4]

Devon Energy had its Houston office there. In October 2012 Devon Energy announced that it was closing its office there, affecting 500 jobs.[5]

Two Allen Center also hosts the headquarters of Houston-based national tax law firm Chamberlain Hrdlicka.[citation needed]

Previously Trizec Properties had its Houston offices in Suite 1100.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Energy Star Labeled Building Profile – Two Allen". Energy Star, a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. Retrieved 27 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Two Allen Center". Brookfield Properties. Retrieved 27 January 2010. 
  3. ^ Bivins, Ralph. "Exxon mulls move to Greenspoint site." Houston Chronicle. Wednesday December 13, 1989. Business 3. Retrieved on August 3, 2009.
  4. ^ "Contact Us." Greater Houston Partnership. Retrieved on September 13, 2011. "Location / Mail: 1200 Smith, Suite 700, Houston, TX 77002-4400 We're located on the 7th floor within Two Allen Center"
  5. ^ Pulsinelli, Olivia. "Devon Energy to close Houston office, will affect 500 employees." Houston Business Journal. Thursday October 11, 2012. Retrieved on October 14, 2012.
  6. ^ "Contact Us" (). Trizec Properties. April 11, 2003. Retrieved on March 8, 2014. "Corporate Headquarters Trizec Properties, Inc. 10 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1100 Chicago, IL 60606"