Four Leaf Towers
|Four Leaf Towers|
|Location||5100 San Felipe, Houston, Texas|
|Design and construction|
Four Leaf Towers is a high-rise residential complex located in Houston, Texas, United States, on San Felipe Street adjacent to the Uptown Houston district. They were designed by architect Cesar Pelli.
Description and history
Designed by architect Cesar Pelli and constructed in 1982, the two towers in the complex each contain 200 condominium units.The 40-story condominium towers are situated in park-like setting. The outdoor sculpture, "Polygenesis" by Beverly Pepper is located at the front of the complex.
At 4:15 AM on October 13, 2001, a fire occurred in a fifth floor unit in the west tower. Houston Fire Department firefighter Captain Jay Jahnke died while fighting the fire. Over 175 firefighters extinguished the fire.
The Four Leaf Towers are within the Houston Independent School District.
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