518 ft (158 m)
| 1000 Main Street, Houston, Texas|
Gensler Associates Ltd.
One City Centre, BG Group Place, Total Plaza, Wedge International Tower, First City Tower
1000 Main Wikipedia
1000 Main, formerly Reliant Energy Plaza, is a 518 ft (158m) tall skyscraper in Downtown Houston, Texas managed by Transwestern. It has the headquarters of GenOn Energy. The building has around 800,000 square feet (74,000 m2) of space.
It was constructed from 2001 to 2003 and has 36 floors. It is the 25th tallest building in Houston. It is made out of glass, steel, and concrete. Lights atop the building and on the main street side flash in patterns of various colors at night. This building occupies the site where the Lamar Hotel stood before it was demolished in 1985. A two-level trading floor with 30 ft high ceilings is located on the 10th and 11th floors. It is squeezed between the garage and the office tower. Century development built the Reliant Energy Plaza. In 2003 Reliant Energy occupied more than 500,000 square feet (46,000 m2) of space in the building. During the same year two subsidiaries of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Marsh USA and Mercer Human Resource Consulting, had a combined 105,000 square feet (9,800 m2) of space in the building. The Reliant Energy Plaza was 86% leased in 2003.