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Burns Tower

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Identification

Burns Tower
Robert E. Burns Tower, University of the Pacific - Burns Tower
295983

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
concrete
curtain wall
neo-gothic

Usages

institutional office water distribution

Facts

  • The facade of this tower consists of reinforced concrete, with walls 8 inches thick.
  • On completion, the tower included a 91-foot antenna mast on its roof. This has since been removed.
  • This monumental tower is named after Robert E. Burns, the president of the University of the Pacific - Stockton, from 1946 to 1971.
  • The tower includes a carillon near the top, an unused 150,000 gallon water tank, the offices for the Center for Professional & Continuing Education (CPCE), and Pacific's Brubeck Institute.
  • 200,000 pounds of concrete and 6 million pounds of steel were used in the construction of this tower.

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Location

Pacific Circle
95211
Stockton
California
U.S.A.

Technical Data

177.75 ft
177.75 ft
150.75 ft
9
1
1963
1964

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