One Moody Plaza

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One Moody Plaza
Moody Plaza in Galveston Texas.jpg
General information
Type Office
Location 1902 Market Street, Galveston, Texas, United States
Coordinates 29°18′25″N 94°47′24″W / 29.307°N 94.7899°W / 29.307; -94.7899Coordinates: 29°18′25″N 94°47′24″W / 29.307°N 94.7899°W / 29.307; -94.7899
Completed 1972
Owner American National Insurance Company
Roof 357.6 ft (109.0 m)
Technical details
Floor count 23
Design and construction
Architect Neuhaus & Taylor

One Moody Plaza is a 23 floor skyscraper at 1902 Market Street in Downtown Galveston, Texas, United States. The building was designed by the architectural firm of Neuhaus & Taylor.[1] At its completion in 1972, One Moody Plaza was the tallest building in Galveston County, standing 357.6 feet (109 m) tall.[1]

The American National Insurance Company, one of the top 100 largest companies in the Houston area, is headquartered in this building.[2][3]


The building opened in 1972 and remained the tallest building in Galveston until 2007 when two condominium towers were completed nearby.[4] At one time the 20th floor housed an observation deck, open to the general public. However, in the 1990s, it was closed due to security and liability concerns.[4]

A total of 395 migratory birds died in a single day after crashing in to the building in 2017 during a lightning storm. An agreement was made with the Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary to turn off building lights at night during the migration season.[5]