Structure Type: built works - industrial buildings - factories

Designers: DeSimone Consulting Engineers (firm); Studio TMT Architecture Planning Interiors (firm); Stephen V. DeSimone (civil engineer); Christiaan Maarse (architect); John Thiele (architect); Nina Topper (interior designer)

Dates: constructed 2013

2 stories, total floor area: 66,000 sq. ft.

808 Brannan Street
San Francisco, CA


By the 2010s, this building consisted of two parts, one a two-story portion that was supported by wood and steel columns, with a sub-basement and wooden floors, and the other, a 1938, one-story steel-frame building with wooden roof. The two components were unified to create a single space. (See DeSimone Consulting Engineers Architecture Planning, "808 Brannan – Pinterest Headquarters Seismic Upgrade," accessed 02/24/2020.)

Building History

Flynn Holdings owned 808 Brannan Street in 2013. It was renovated for use by the internet company In 2013, several online companies including Pinterest, vacation space marketer Airbnb, game developer Zynga and social networking service Yammer had clustered nearby one another in this section of San Francisco's South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood. (See Owen Thomas, Business, "We Found Pinterest's HUGE New San Francisco Office And Took A Bunch Of Photos," published 07/07/2012, accessed 02/24/2020.)

PCAD id: 23356