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The Great Southwest Building, formerly the Petroleum Building, is a skyscraper built in 1926 and located at 1314 Texas Avenue in Downtown Houston, Texas, in the United States. The structure was originally commissioned by Joseph S. Cullinan, founder of The Texas Company, to house the offices of his growing oil and gas business. Designed by New York architect Alfred Bossom, the building features Art Deco styling with unusual Mayan touches including reliefs and a stepped back style on upper floors to mimic a Mayan pyramid.

This is the second version of this building, the old one is now unavailable. Textures and nightlights were improved.

Click on the image to check the other views:

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INFORMATIONS
The model is available in two versions - LM and CO$$$ - and with and without the annex building. All of them are corner W2W.

Landmark - with annex
Plop cost: 70,000
Lot size: 3x2

Commercial Office - with annex:
Lot Size: 3x2
CO$$$: 1,500
CO$$: 2,000

Landmark - no annex
Plop cost: 55,000
Lot size: 2x2

Commercial Office - no annex:
Lot Size: 2x2
CO$$$: 1,500
CO$$: 2,000
 
INSTALLATION
Unzip the files from the .zip to your Plugins folder. There are four .zip files in the download area. Be aware!

Great Southwest Building (with annex - MN): this is the version with the annexed building for those who do not use SimFox Day and Nite Modd.
Great Southwest Building (with annex - DN): this is the version with the annexed building for those using SimFox Day and Nite Modd.
Great Southwest Building (no annex - MN): this is the version without the annexed building for those who do not use SimFox Day and Nite Modd.
Great Southwest Building (no annex - DN): this is the version without the annexed building for those using SimFox Day and Nite Modd.

Note: inside each .zip there are the Landmark and Commercial Office folders. If you don't want one of them you can delete its respective folder, but never the .SC4MODEL.


DEPENDENCIES
SimFox Day and Nite modd (for Darknite users only).

 

 


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raynev1

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This building is fantastic , thanks for sharing . 5/5

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sejr99999

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thank you   I really like this updated model    beautiful building  great night lights

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Jack_wilds

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luv'd watching this project happen... I am a great fan of the art-deco period, and this does capture it... the project developed nicely into wonderful finished product... overall very good, super well done, 5/5, +3 = 8/10

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