New renderings have been revealed for the proposed six-story home of the American Buddhist Cultural Society at 1750 Van Ness Avenue in Nob Hill, San Francisco. The institution first revealed the project in 2016 after a preliminary project assessment filing. A public hearing is to be held Thursday, September 9th, during which the city’s Planning Commission could approve the project for CEQA and push the religious facility closer to construction.
The 21st tallest tower in the Bay Area planned or built is Spear Tower in SoMa, San Francisco. Rising to a 564-foot pinnacle, Spear Tower is the taller of a two-towered complex, One Market Plaza. Rising across the Embarcadero, the development was completed in 1976, connecting the two new towers with the 11-story 1916-built Landmark Building on Market Street. Welton Becket Associates is the building architect.
The 25th tallest skyscraper in San Francisco planned or built is One Front Street. The distinctive Shell-Haus-inspired office tower opened in the Financial District in 1979 between Battery and Market Street. One Front Street, formerly known as Shaklee Terraces, rises 538 feet tall above street level with design by Skidmore Owings & Merrill.
The 28th tallest building in the Bay Area planned or built is 425 Market Street, located in SoMa, San Francisco. The 524-foot tall office building rises on the south side of the city’s main artery, holding nearly a million square feet of office space. The building was finished in 1973 with the architecture by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
The 30th tallest tower planned or built in the Bay Area is One Montgomery Tower at 120 Kearny Street in San Francisco’s Financial District. The 500-foot office building was erected in 1982, adding 801,720 square feet of new floor area to the downtown. Cushman and Wakefield, the prominent global commercial real estate services firm, is managing the office space.