Bank of America Center, Houston

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The Bank of America Center, formerly the RepublicBank Center, NCNB Center and the NationsBank Center in Downtown Houston, Texas is a historicist skyscraper, built to resemble a Roaring Twenties building.

It is the 47th tallest building in the United States, and the seventh tallest building in Texas.

This building was built at 700 Louisiana Street in Downtown in 1983. It was designed by Johnson/Burgee Architects and Kendall/Heaton Associates.

In the flooding of Tropical Storm Allison in 2001, a woman drowned in an elevator in this building's underground parking garage.

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