San Francisco

United States

Facts

Population

825,111 (2013)

Area

232 km²

90 mi²

Density

3556.5 people per km²

9211.3 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

26 Completed • 1 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Office (65%)

Most Common Material*

Steel (73%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

47

Tallest City in

the World
#

7

Tallest City in

North America
#

6

Tallest City in

United States

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Salesforce Tower

326.1 m / 1,070 ft

2

Transamerica Pyramid Center

260 m / 853 ft

3

181 Fremont

246.9 m / 810 ft

4

555 California Street

237.4 m / 779 ft

5

345 California Center

211.8 m / 695 ft

6

Millennium Tower

196.6 m / 645 ft

7

The Avery

188.4 m / 618 ft

8

Park Tower at Transbay

184.5 m / 605 ft

9

One Rincon Hill South Tower

184.4 m / 605 ft

10

101 California Street

183 m / 600 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Peter Weingarten

Former Co-Chair, 2012 – 2015

Peter Weingarten

Gensler

CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter Presents: Building Tall & Going Deep in the San Francisco Bay Area

16 February 2021

2019 Tall Building Predictions for the Year to Come

22 January 2019

Videos

16 February 2021

Building Tall and Going Deep: What It Takes to Support Tall Buildings in the San Francisco Bay Area

Have you ever looked into the sky and wondered, “What does it take to support a tall building?” Perhaps you may have even grown more...

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Research

30 January 2020

How to Reduce Bird Strikes on High-Rises?

In cities across North America, collisions with glass buildings result in up to one billion bird deaths each year. In New York City alone, it’s...

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Global News

07 April 2021

Concrete Starts Rising in Phase 1 of San Francisco Residential Master Plan

While sales for housing on Yerba Buena Island are underway, the first sign of concrete is finally visible on Treasure Island. The first of many...

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