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Clock Tower Building

Identification

Clock Tower Building
BankAmerica Clock Tower
118854

Map

Structure in General

high-rise building
demolished [destroyed]
modernism

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • Original tower built in 1940.
  • Original tower designed by Lewis P. Hobart.
  • The original tower was 138 feet high and was rectangular.
  • The original tower was demolished in 1954 to make way for a replacement.
  • The Clock Tower's signage was UNION 76 from 1940-1993 and was replaced with the Bank of America logo, the owners of the tower, in 1996.
  • The grand re-opening celebration took place on July 18, 1996.
  • The triangular tower's digital clock had 534 light bulbs, 178 per side.
  • It occupied a 0.87 acre site.
  • It was demolished in late 2005 to make way for the two towers of One Rincon Hill.
  • 1,520 white panels made up the tower's exterior.

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Location

425 1st Street
425 1st Street
94104
Northeast
San Francisco
California
U.S.A.

Technical Data

198.49 ft
183.00 ft
175.00 ft
11
1954
1956
1996
2005

Involved Companies

Ralph N. Kerr

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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