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Pinnacle Marina Tower
Former names Pinnacle Museum Tower
General information
Type Residential condominium
Architectural style Postmodernism
Location 550 Front Street
San Diego, California, USA
Coordinates 32°42′36″N 117°09′54″W / 32.7101°N 117.1650°W / 32.7101; -117.1650
Construction started 2003
Completed 2005
Cost $150 million
Management The Prescott Companies
Roof 137.2 m (450 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 36
Lifts/elevators 5
Design and construction
Architect Austin Veum Robbins Parshalle
Hancock Brückner Eng + Wright
Structural engineer Glotman Simpson Group
Main contractor Pinnacle International Development, Inc.

Pinnacle Marina Tower, formerly Pinnacle Museum Tower, is a residential high rise at 550 Front Street in San Diego, California, United States completed in 2005. With a height of 449 feet (137 m), 36 floors, 3-floor garage, 182 residential and 9 commercial units, it is the second tallest residential building in the city. Located in the Marina district of Downtown San Diego just 2 blocks from the waterfront, 3 blocks from Horton Plaza and one block from a Trolley Station.

Features of the building include: Restricted access; large welcoming lobby, Concierge and Security Officers 24/7;four residential and one commercial use elevators; emergency electric generator for common areas; exclusive monitored water event detection system; high speed internet connections through Webpass; Trash Room with chute on each floor; trash recycling facilities; on-site Management, custodial staff and engineering; twice yearly exterior window washing; Assn pays for gas, water, trash, common electric, insurance, etc.; water pumps connected to Emergency Generator; uses BuildingLink for communications platform, enabling, among other things, the tracking of packages and immediate notifications; dry-cleaning and laundry pick up and delivery: convenient to Airport, Convention Center, Children's Museum, Gas Lamp District and waterfront areas. All the units are Members of an owners association with a 5 member unit owner board of directors. The association is well managed, maintained and funded.

The Condos feature: Gas Stoves, Fireplaces, 9 ft (2.7 m) - 12 ft ceiling heights, Floor to ceiling windows, Spacious balconies, HVAC, deeded parking and storage.

The Garage: Gated with 3 levels of parking below ground, 526 parking spaces (Most units have 2 spaces), Storage units in garage for each condo unit, Bicycle Storage areas, Extensive CO Exhaust System

On the Ground Floor: Drive-up Portico Entrance (with water feature), Pedestrian Entrance, Lobby, Concierge Service, Elevator Lobby, Property Managers' Office, Loading Dock (accommodates 18-wheelers), Mail Box Facility.

There are 9 Commercial Units (on Front & Market Streets) including : Richard Walker's Pancake House, Union Bank, Realty Office and others

Second Floor Amenities include: Recreation Room - complete with kitchen, TV, Billiards & Conference Room, Fitness Room (with state-of-the-art equipment and WiFi), Guest Suite, Theater Room with large screen Projection TV. Restrooms - with separate showers & dressing rooms for men and women. Sauna & Steam Rooms, Large outdoor deck, Lap Pool - at 95 ft (29 m) in length it is the largest in downtown San Diego. ADA accessible. Whirlpool, Outdoor Food Preparation Area with two large gas barbecues, Tables, Chairs, Umbrellas, Chaises.

Third through Thirty-Sixth Floors:

181 Residential Condos, some combined, including a 10,000 sq ft (930 m2) Penthouse [35th & 36th Floors]

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