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Hallidie Building

Identification

Hallidie Building
130 Sutter Street
241670

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
concrete
glass
curtain wall
early modernism

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • The Gothic fire escapes integrate into Victorian decorative ironwork, all covered by the glass facade.
  • Fire Insurance maps indicate it is 130 feet to the main roof excluding the penthouse.
  • The 6th floor is the home of the AIA San Francisco.
  • Added to the list of San Francisco Historic Landmarks and Districts on April 4, 1971.
  • More curtainlike than almost anything since, the Hallidie Building is credited as the world's first glass curtain walled structure.
  • Named for Andrew S. Hallidie, the inventor of the cable car and a Regent at the University of California.
  • Added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 19, 1971.
  • Commissioned by the Regents of the University of California.
  • The actual front wall, which lies only a few feet from the glass facade, is conventional architecture of the day.

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Location

130-150 Sutter Street
130-150 Sutter Street between Montgomery and Kearny
94104
Northeast
San Francisco
California
U.S.A.

Technical Data

130.00 ft
130.00 ft
7
1917
1979
2

Involved Companies


1979

Features & Amenities

  • City landmark
  • National landmark
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