Cullen Center

Cullen Center is a skyscraper complex in Downtown Houston, Texas, United States.wikipedia
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Houston Fire Department

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The complex includes the headquarters of the Houston Fire Department and KBR, and it formerly included the headquarters of Continental Airlines.
The administrative offices of HFD are located on the 7th floor of 1801 Smith Street (a part of the Cullen Center) in Downtown Houston.

KBR Tower

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The buildings include 1600 Smith (formerly Continental Center I), 600 Jefferson (formerly Continental Center II), KBR Tower, and 500 Jefferson Street.
W. Kellogg Tower''') is a 550 ft (167.6m) tall skyscraper in Downtown Houston, Texas, United States; it is a part of the Cullen Center complex.

Allen Center

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By 1997, Trizec had convinced several Cullen Center tenants to move to the nearby Allen Center, which was also owned by Trizec. In 2001, when Enron collapsed, it vacated 800000 sqft of space in the Allen Center and Cullen Center complexes in Downtown Houston.
By 1997, Trizec had convinced several tenants of the Cullen Center, also owned by Trizec, to relocate to the Allen Center.

Continental Airlines

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The complex includes the headquarters of the Houston Fire Department and KBR, and it formerly included the headquarters of Continental Airlines.
The airline consolidated the headquarters operation at the America Tower and three other local operations into Continental Center I and Continental Center II in the Cullen Center.

1600 Smith Street

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The buildings include 1600 Smith (formerly Continental Center I), 600 Jefferson (formerly Continental Center II), KBR Tower, and 500 Jefferson Street.
It is a part of the Cullen Center complex.

Hugh Roy Cullen

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In 1959, the family of Hugh Roy Cullen, an oil businessperson and philanthropist who was recently deceased, announced that they would build a skyscraper complex in Downtown Houston.

Downtown Houston

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Cullen Center is a skyscraper complex in Downtown Houston, Texas, United States.

Houston

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Cullen Center is a skyscraper complex in Downtown Houston, Texas, United States.

Texas

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Cullen Center is a skyscraper complex in Downtown Houston, Texas, United States.

Brookfield Properties

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The complex is now managed by Brookfield Properties.

KBR (company)

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The complex includes the headquarters of the Houston Fire Department and KBR, and it formerly included the headquarters of Continental Airlines.

Rockefeller Center

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Gerald E. Veitmann, president of the Cullen Center, said that it was going to be "a memorium to Mr. and Mrs. Cullen, an investment in excess of 100 million dollars," and "to Houston what Rockefeller Center is to New York City."

New York City

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Gerald E. Veitmann, president of the Cullen Center, said that it was going to be "a memorium to Mr. and Mrs. Cullen, an investment in excess of 100 million dollars," and "to Houston what Rockefeller Center is to New York City."

Welton Becket

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Welton Becket and Associates master planned the first two buildings, the 21 story, $12 million 500 Jefferson and the 12-story, $6 million Hotel America.

Trizec Properties

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Previously Trizec Properties owned all four office buildings.

Bob Lanier (politician)

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Bob Lanier, Mayor of Houston, said that he was "tickled to death" by the airline's move to relocate to Downtown Houston.

List of mayors of Houston

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Bob Lanier, Mayor of Houston, said that he was "tickled to death" by the airline's move to relocate to Downtown Houston.

Enron

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In 2001, when Enron collapsed, it vacated 800000 sqft of space in the Allen Center and Cullen Center complexes in Downtown Houston.

United Airlines

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In 2010, Continental Airlines and United Airlines announced that they would merge and that the headquarters of the combined company would be in the Chicago Loop.

Chicago Loop

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In 2010, Continental Airlines and United Airlines announced that they would merge and that the headquarters of the combined company would be in the Chicago Loop.

September 11 attacks

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After the September 11 attacks and by September 2004, Continental laid off 24% of its clerical and management workers.