Marathon Oil Tower

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Marathon Oil Tower
General information
Location5555 San Felipe Street, Houston, Texas, United States
Coordinates29°44′59″N 95°28′18″W / 29.7496°N 95.4718°W / 29.7496; -95.4718Coordinates: 29°44′59″N 95°28′18″W / 29.7496°N 95.4718°W / 29.7496; -95.4718
Roof562 ft (171 m)
Technical details
Floor count41
Design and construction
ArchitectPierce Goodwin Alexander & Linville
Main contractorW. S. Bellows Construction Corporation

Marathon Oil Tower is a skyscraper in Uptown Houston. The building rises 562 feet (171 m) in height.[1] It contains 41 floors, and was completed in 1983 and construction only took 22 months.[2] First City Tower currently stands as the 20th-tallest building in the city. The architectural firm who designed the building was Pierce Goodwin Alexander & Linville.


The building is named for American petroleum and natural gas exploration company Marathon Oil, which is headquartered in it.[3] In addition Aon Corporation has its Houston offices in the tower.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "Marathon Oil Tower". Retrieved 2008-04-08.
  2. ^ TheSquareFoot. "Marathon Oil Tower". TheSquareFoot. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Contact Us." Marathon Oil. Retrieved on August 22, 2009.
  4. ^ "Office Locations Search Results > Aon offices in Houston, United States of America." Aon Corporation. Retrieved on August 7, 2011. "Aon Fire Protection Engineering 5555 San Felipe Street Suite 1500 Houston, Texas, 77056 United States of America"

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