Library Tower (the U.S. Bank Tower) could soon be the second tallest building west of the Mississippi

March 12, 2008 at 7:08 am in Downtown, Real Estate

Photo by Veeyawn, used under Creative CommonsSan Francisco is considering erecting a 1,200-foot tall office tower, displacing L.A.’s 1,018-foot tall Library Tower as the tallest building west of the Mississipi.

The San Francisco building would be part of the Transbay Terminal, which would also feature a park and a hub for a number of mass transit lines, included the proposed California High-Speed Rail, which travel to Los Angeles in 2 1/2 hours. [NBC 11]

When called for comment, Library Tower said it had no plans to buy a sports car, and refused to be envious “of a city with buildings that commonly wears socks and sandals.”

…photo by Veeyawn, used under Creative Commons…

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