Completed in 1975 and designed by renowned architects Phillip Johnson and John Burgee. The unique trapezoidal silhouette shape made Pennzoil Place the first skyscraper of the Post-Modern Era.

The property is managed by Transwestern.


Pennzoil Place offers a wide variety of amenities including a state of the art gym, an assortment of restaurants and is part of the downtown tunnel system.

Athletic Club / Gym

Houstonian Lite, 2nd level South Tower

Southwest Bank of Texas ATM, mall level

Greenworks is located on the mall level. Open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday-Friday.

Coffee / Gourmet / Specialty
Starbucks located on the mall level. Open from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday-Friday.

Downtown is serviced with 14 four and five star hotels which accommodate more than 4,500 rooms for the overwhelming demand increase in the district. Hotels in the downtown area are minutes away from Pennzoil Place by car or by foot.

Mail / Delivery Service
There are USPS drop boxes in the South Tower lobby and on the mall level. Collection times are Monday to Friday 1:30 PM and 5:00 PM
FED EX and UPS also has a drop site on the mall level with collections Monday-Friday at 5:30 PM.

Retail Stores
On the mall level there are the following retail shops; Texas State Optical open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday-Friday; Shops Down Under located on the mall level. Open from 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Travel Agency
The Travel Place is located on the lobby level in South Tower. Open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday-Friday.

Pedestrian Tunnel / Walkway
Pennzoil Place is one of 81 buildings downtown that are a part of the 6.2 miles of air conditioned tunnels. It is the world’s largest indoor pedestrian tunnel system with shops and restaurants 20 feet below the streets.

On-site security services are offered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Restaurants / Deli / Catering
There are 4 restaurants on the mall level and one restaurant on the street level. The tunnel leads to over 100 restaurants below street level.

Public Transportation
Downtown offers a wide variety of public transportation including local bus service, Park & Ride, trolley service, and the new METRORail.


711 Louisiana St #100
Houston, TX 77002