Completed in 1975 and designed by renowned architects Philip 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 health club, an assortment of restaurants and is part of the downtown tunnel system.

Athletic Club / Gym
Houstonian Lite, 2nd level South Tower

Amegy ATM, mall level

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

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

Food Establishments
There are 7 food establishments on the mall level: Chick-fil-A, Michael's Cookie Jar, Panini Deli, Salata, Sonic, Treebeards, and Which Wich. Perbacco is located on the street level at the corner of Milam Street and Capital Street.. The tunnel leads to over 100 restaurants below street level.

Downtown is serviced with 14 four-star 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 on foot.

Mail / Delivery Service
There are USPS drop boxes in both lobbies and on the mall level. Collection time is 4:3 PM Monday-Friday.
FEDEX has a drop site on the mall level with collection at 6:00 PM
UPS also has a drop site on the mall level with collection at 6:45 PM Monday-Friday.

One of the key amenities of Pennzoil Place is the availability of parking.  The building is associated with 1,750 reserved and unreserved parking spaces in three locations all tied together by a common ownership.  The building garage has 525 spaces on three levels below the building.  The tunnel connected Walker @ Main garage has 1,031 spaces just 1.5 blocks away.  And the Block 142 surface lot has 194 spaces and is just one block south of the building.  Pennzoil Place has different types of parking arrangements available to meet all short and long term parking needs, on site or within 1.5 blocks of Pennzoil Place.

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.

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

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 open from 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM Monday-Friday.

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


711 Louisiana St.
Houston, TX 77002