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…
Tallest Buildings of Bay Area 2021
The 31st tallest building in the Bay Area planned or built is 333 Bush Street, a 495-foot tall mixed-use building in San Francisco’s Financial District. The project is two blocks away from the Montgomery Street BART Station. Opened in 1986, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is the project architect.
The 32nd tallest building in the Bay Area planned or built is 333 O’Farrell Street in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood by Union Square. The structure rises 493 feet tall to be the tallest structure exclusively for hotel use in the Bay, and was the second of three structures in the full-block Hilton San Francisco complex. 333 O’Farrell opened in 1971 with design by John Carl Warnecke & Associates.
The 33rd tallest skyscraper in the Bay Area planned or built is 77 Beale Street, a 492-foot tall office building serving as the headquarters for the Pacific Gas & Electric Corporation in SoMa, San Francisco. Construction on the building started in the late 1960s and finished with its opening in 1971. Hertzka and Knowles are responsible for the architecture and design.
50 California Street is tied as the 34th-tallest building in the Bay Area planned or built. The 1972-built tower in San Francisco’s Financial District shares the same height as 555 Mission Street, 487 feet above street level. Originally known as the Union Bank Building, its distinctively ubiquitous modernist design from the Welton Becket architecture firm was part of a larger moment in the city’s development history of rapid economic growth and local anxieties about the ‘Manhattanization’ of the West Coast metropolis.