While the preliminary designs for what is now proposed to be an 806-foot-tall tower with 64 floors to rise at 550 Howard Street, on Transbay Parcel F, are in the process of being refined by Pelli Clark Pelli and will likely result in a more rounded form, we now have the detailed makeup of what’s proposed to be within the walls of the nearly one million square foot development to share.
As proposed, 200 condos will be spread across the top 27 floors of the Howard Street tower, with 16 floors (287,000 square feet) of office space and a 250-room hotel below:
The plans includes a bit of retail space at the base of the building along Natoma, and the dead-ending of the street, as well as on its fifth floor which will be connected to the 5.4-acre City Park atop the adjacent Transbay Transit Center by way of a pedestrian bridge and a four-story parking garage with 38,000 square feet of space under the tower.
The plans do not, however, include the adjacent Temple parcel at 540 Howard Street which has been a possibility. And yes, at 806 feet, the tower as proposed could become the second tallest residential building in San Francisco, behind the proposed 910-foot tower to rise at 50 First Street and four (4) feet taller than the building rising at 181 Fremont.