OLLV Church exterior view, rendering by SIM Architects

Demo Permits Filed, New Church Proposed for 389 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose

Demolition permits have been filed 389 East Santa Clara Street in Downtown San Jose. The site is currently occupied by surface parking and the remaining elements of the church for the Our Lady of La Vang Parish, which was destroyed by a fire in 2012. Once the property is cleared, construction will begin on a new religious space for the Diocese of San Jose and Our Lady of La Vang Parish. The development project is expected to cost over $50 million.

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Four Embarcadero Center documented from the western-side of the Ferry Building, image by Andrew Campbell Nelson

Number 18: Four Embarcadero Center, Financial District, San Francisco

The 18th tallest building in the Bay Area planned or built is Four Embarcadero Center, an iconic waterfront landmark in the San Francisco skyline. It is also the tallest of the Embarcadero Center mega-development in the Financial District and the tallest waterfront building in the region. The 570-foot tall tower rises just two feet higher than One Embarcadero Center. As with the rest of the complex, John Portman & Associates were the architects.

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