San Francisco

United States

Facts

Population

825,111 (2013)

Area

232 km² • 90 mi²

Density

3,556.5 people per km²

9,211.3 people per mi²

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
60

Tallest City in

the World

#
8

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 California Presents: San Francisco Walking Tour

16 February 2024

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

16 February 2021

Videos

23 May 2022

Three Projects, Three Levels Of Steel-Timber Hybrid Complexity

Case studies include Bullitt Center, Seattle, using steel BRB diagonal frames; Skylight, Portland, using GLT post-and-beam construction with steel tensioners and secondary frame; and 1...

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Research

05 July 2023

Building Re-Use as Re-Envision: New Life for an Outdated Edifice

The renovation of 633 Folsom Street in San Francisco demonstrates the great potential in creatively re-imagining mid-century office buildings. In lieu of assuming eventual demolition...

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Global News

08 May 2024

Iconic San Francisco Building Renovation Includes New Beacon Installation

The iconic Transamerica Pyramid Center in San Francisco, completed in 1972, is undergoing a major renovation, and one of the most notable updates is the...

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