AKA: St. Regis Museum Tower, San Francisco, CA; St. Regis Hotel and Residences, San Francisco, CA

Structure Type: built works - dwellings - houses - apartment houses; built works - dwellings -public accommodations - hotels; built works - exhibition buildings - museums

Designers: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, (SOM), San Francisco, CA (firm); Webcor Builders, Incorporated (firm); John Ogden Merrill (architect); Nathaniel Alexander Owings (architect); Louis Skidmore Sr. (architect); Steven Sobel (architect)

Dates: constructed 2001-2005

42 stories, total floor area: 775,650 sq. ft.

685 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

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Overview

One of a series of high-rises erected on Mission Street near the Yerba Buena Center in the 2000s, the Saint Regis Museum Tower contained 269 luxury hotel rooms and 102 equally luxurious condominiums when it opened in 2005. The building accommodated the Museum of the African Diaspora, and absorbed the adjacent Harrison Building within its space.

Building History

The San Francisco Office of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill designed this posh multi-use project located closely to the museums clustered around Yerba Buena Gardens, Yerba Buena Center and Moscone Center. Webcor Builders erected the 42-story highrise.

PCAD id: 23665