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#Transamerica building in !SanFrancisco

The #Transamerica building was commissioned by Transamerica CEO John (Jack) R. Beckett, with the claim that he wished to allow light in the street below. Built on the site of the historic Montgomery Block, it has a structural height of 260 m (850 ft) and has 48 floors of retail and office space and remains the tallest building in San Francisco today.

Construction began in 1969 and finished in 1972, oversee by its #architect #WilliamPereira
&Rob 2014-01-23 18:11:27