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225 Bush Street
Eastern side of 225 Bush Street.jpg
Former names Standard Oil Building
Record height
Preceded by Call Building
Surpassed by Pacific Telephone Building
General information
Type Commercial offices
Location 225 Bush Street
San Francisco, California
Coordinates 37°47′27″N 122°24′05″W / 37.79086°N 122.40147°W / 37.79086; -122.40147
Completed 1922
Owner Kylli Inc.
Flynn Properties, Inc.
Roof 328 ft (100 m)
Technical details
Floor count 22
Floor area 559,723 sq ft (52,000.0 m2)
Design and construction
Architect George W. Kelham
Main contractor Dinwiddie Construction Company

225 Bush Street, originally known as the Standard Oil Building, is a 328-foot (100 m), 25-floor office building in the financial district of San Francisco. The building includes 21 floors of office space, 1 floor of retail, 1 storage floor and 2 basement levels including the garage. It was the tallest building in the city from its completion in 1922 until 1925.

It contains approximately 560,000 sq ft (52,000 m2) of rentable space. It is a historic building, serving as the headquarters for Standard Oil of California, now Chevron, for over half a century. Architect George W. Kelham designed the Standard Oil Building for John D. Rockefeller and modeled it on the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Building. Composed of two buildings, the old wing was built in the 1920s. The new wing was built in the 1950s.


Tenants include:

  • Outbrain
  • D2iQ
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Groupon
  • General Assembly
  • Heap (HQ)
  • Handshake (HQ)
  • Lithium Technologies (HQ)
  • LendUp (HQ)
  • Twitch (HQ)
  • D2iQ (HQ)
  • Meltwater (HQ)
  • Wells Fargo
  • Benefit Cosmetics (HQ)
  • (HQ)
  • TinyCo (HQ)
  • RocketSpace
  • LiveRamp (HQ)
  • Synergy (HQ)
  • Mercari
  • SmartRecruiters
  • SpringerNature
  • Sunrun (HQ)
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