50 Beale Street facts for kids
Quick facts for kids50 Beale Street
|Former names||Bechtel Building
Blue Shield of California Building
|Location||50 Beale Street
San Francisco, California
|Owner||Paramount Group, Inc.|
|Roof||328 ft (100 m)|
|Floor area||730,136 sq ft (67,831.9 m2)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Skidmore, Owings & Merrill|
50 Beale Street is a 328 ft (100 m), 23-floor high-rise office building in the Financial District, San Francisco between Market Street and Mission Street. It is on the list of tallest buildings in San Francisco.
Completed in 1967, the building served as the world headquarters for Bechtel before the company moved to Reston, Virginia. The building has also served as headquarters for Blue Shield of California between 1996 and 2018. In 2006, Blue Shield renewed its lease and acquired naming rights to the building. The building has formerly been known as the Bechtel Building and subsequently the Blue Shield of California Building.
Broadway Partners acquired the building in 2007. A joint venture of The Rockefeller Group and Mitsubishi Estate New York acquired the building in September 2012. The building was sold to Paramount Group, Inc. for approximately US$395 million in September 2014.
- Blue Shield of California
- San Francisco Health Authority
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