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Building Features


Fulbright Tower, located in Houston's Central Business District, is a fifty-two story Class A office tower containing 1,247,061 rsf with an underground 283 space parking garage. Constructed in 1982, Fulbright Tower's structural frame is steel with suspended concrete on metal deck floor slabs. Exterior cladding of the tower is aluminum and insulating glass curtain wall with polished granite spandrels. The interior public areas utilize granites on the floors and walls accented with stainless steel. Connected to Houston Center via sky bridges to 5 Houston Center, 4 Houston Center, Houston Center Shops and One Houston Center, the building has direct access to the four-million square feet of office space and amenities in the complex. Major customers of Fulbright Tower include Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, Pulse EFT Association, Watson Wyatt Worldwide and Texas Genco.

The Building's elegant architecture is the product of the distinguished firm of Caudill Rowlett & Scott Architects and was constructed by WS Bellows Construction.

Fulbright Tower is located in close proximity to the Toyota Center, Minute Maid Park, Park Shops, GRB Convention Center and the Four Seasons Hotel.

Constructed of steel with suspended concrete on metal deck floor slabs. Exterior wall system consists of a ribbon window wall with granite spandrel panels and aluminum framed windows with insulated glazing. The spandrel panels are polished granite supported by a steel truss system.

The interior wall facings are constructed of Italian flame cut Rosa Beta granite, quarried in Sardinia, mixed with Makore wood and elegant stainless steel trim.

The office tower contains 51 stories and a penthouse with approximately 1,247,061 feet of net rentable office space. Each floor contains approximately 25,000 square feet.

Fulbright Tower faces the George R. Brown Convention Center and Houston Center garden blocks, and is a prime focus of retail and pedestrian activity for both downtown workers and visitors. It also features unobstructed views of Minute Maid Park and Toyota Center.

4200 ton chilled water system serving four AHU's per floor. Exterior served by 2 multi-zoned units. Interior by 2 VAVs systems with a constant volume duct to serve additional VAV in high load areas.

Fulbright Tower has a total of 5 levels of parking for 283 vehicles. Access is granted by card key gates during late night hours. For area garages and estimates, please call - 713.754.2930. The Parking Garage provides two levels of underground parking and two levels of partial above grade parking. The below grade structure consists of 12 inch thick cast-in-place concrete and structural steel framing. Parking spaces allow for six handicapped parkers located on level B-5 and one surface parking space along McKinney as a designated van accessible space.

Fulbright Tower's 29 elevators have recently been modernized-including new control system and remodeled cabs. There are two freight elevators just off the loading dock area and two elevators that service the parking garage below the building.

The building has a security system that utilizes proximity card readers. These readers are installed at the garage and building entrances. C-Cure manufactured the base building card access system installed within the year. The building has a closed circuit television (CCTV) system, which includes 35 remote cameras that monitor building entrances and other sensitive areas.

Auditorium photo

Auditorium and Conference Center:

Conference Center
The Conference Center is a full floor of spacious conference rooms and open areas, located on the fourth floor of the building.

The Fulbright Tower Auditorium, located on the Mezzanine level, provides the perfect setting for lectures, films, luncheons and large meetings. The Auditorium is equipped with LCD projector, DVD player, VCR, wide video screen, flip chart, track lighting, microphones and overhead projector. The Auditorium is large enough to accommodate up to 90 people in comfortable, theatre-style seating.

Catering service is available for Conference Center attendees upon request. The Conference Center Coordinator will arrange for breakfast, lunch or snacks as desired, or selections may be made from a variety of menus provided by local area restaurants. The expense for catering is an addition and is not included in the rates listed below.

Hourly Rates
Hourly fees for the Conference Center and Auditorium are as follows:
Small Room (1-12 people) - $50.00 per hour
Medium Room (13-29 people) - $75.00 per hour
Large Room (30-60 people) - $100.00 per hour
Auditorium (up to 90 people) - $100.00 per hour

Building Amenities
Direct access to The Shops At Houston Center - a 200,000 square foot retail center. Connection to 6.2 mile tunnel system. Connected by sky bridges to 1 Houston Center, 4 Houston Center, and 5 Houston Center.

Dave's Barber Shop located on the Mezzanine Level is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wednesdays 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Italia d'Oro Coffee Shop located on the Mezzanine Level is open from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. - Full-service customer service center located on the mezzanine level, open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wells Fargo Bank - ATM

Additional Amenities:
Four Seasons Hotel - 399 luxury guest rooms, banquet and ballroom facilities and three superb restaurants.
The Shops At Houston Center - downtown's only shopping center, contains 200,000 square feet and over 60 locations of first-quality retail space, including Waldenbooks, a 20-outlet food court, Massa's Seafood Grill, Ninfa's and Longhorn Café Uptown. For a complete list, visit the mall directory.
The Downtown Club at Houston Center - a full-service health and social club providing dining and athletic facilities.
Excellent mail and parcel service with full service post office. Over 1,700 available surface parking spaces adjacent to the building. Over 6 acres of landscaped gardens, providing a park-like setting for customers and visitors to Houston Center. Connected to the downtown tunnel complex, an underground system providing access to all major business points in the Central Business District.
Four Seasons Place Apartments - downtown's most prestigious address, providing 120 high-rise private, corporate and residential apartments.

Fulbright Tower is three blocks away from Minute Maid Park, a new sports facility in major league baseball and home to the Houston Astros, and Toyota Center. Located just two blocks away is the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston's major convention facility, and adjacent hotel, the Hilton Americas. There is easy access to all major freeways and the North Houston Tollway.

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