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First look: Jeanne Gang reinterprets San Francisco Bay windows in new skyscraper scheme

The 40-story residential building will have 139 affodable units.

July 11, 2014 |
Renderings courtesy of Studio Gang Architects

Famed Chicago architect Jeanne Gang is headed westward. On July 10, San Francisco’s newest tower proposal was unveiled, the San Francisco Chronicle reports, and it will be a 400-foot-tall tower designed by Gang.

Renderings show that the planned residential tower will be a tier of bay windows placed slightly askew on top of each other, resulting in a flowing, twisting-effect.

The Chronicle reports that the tower’s developer, Tishman Speyer, will allocate 139 units of the 390 condominiums for lower-income buyers.

The building is planned for construction one block inland from the Embarcadero. If approved, construction will begin in 2016.


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