555 California Street is the sixth tallest skyscraper in the Bay Area, planned or built. Formerly known as the Bank of America Building, the distinct carnelian granite-clad tower stands 779 feet above the San Francisco Financial District streets. 555 California was briefly the tallest building in the country west of the Mississippi River when finished in 1969. Vornado Realty Trust and the Trump Organization are joint property owners.
Tallest Buildings of Bay Area 2021
The seventh tallest tower in the Bay Area built or planned is 345 California Street, a mixed-use skyscraper in the heart of San Francisco’s Financial District. The building opened in 1986, adding office space to the commercial market, and the Mandarin Oriental hotel once occupied the top eleven floors. When completed, it was the third tallest in the Bay Area with a rooftop height of 725 feet.
The eighth tallest skyscraper in the Bay Area planned or built is the Millennium Tower, a 645-foot tall residential building at 301 Mission Street in SoMa, San Francisco. Developed by Millennium Partners, the project was built between 2005 and 2009 opened as the tallest residential tower west of Chicago. Since 2016, the building has garnered international news for both tilting and sinking.
The ninth tallest tower in the Bay Area planned or built is One Rincon Hill, one of the tallest fully residential building west of the Mississippi River. Finished in 2008, the 641-foot tower led the procession of construction that now defines Rincon Hill and the southern portion of San Francisco’s SoMa skyline overlooking the Bay Bridge. Solomon Cordwell Buenz is the project architect.
The 10th tallest building in the Bay Area planned or built is 415 20th Street, a proposed office tower in Downtown Oakland. If constructed, the 622-foot tall skyscraper will rise to be the tallest building in California outside of San Francisco and Los Angeles. Hines is responsible for the 622-foot proposal.