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Chase Tower (American National Bank Building)

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1971, Kelly, Marshall and Associates. 600 S. Tyler St.

The thirty-one-story New Formalist—styled building, designed by a Tulsa firm, housed the headquarters of the Amarillo-based Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS). It is the tallest building in the region. The tall, heavy garage podium is opaque, without openings, except for a ground level arcade. The north–south oriented tower is sheathed in bronze glass with slender white mullions rising to arches at the penthouse. The Amarillo Club, established in 1947 as a businessmen’s club for meetings, private dining, and entertainment, occupies the two top floors behind the arched cornice.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Chase Tower (American National Bank Building)", [Amarillo, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas: East, North Central, Panhandle and South Plains, and West, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2019, 340-340.

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