New hotel and residential tower coming to San Francisco’s Transbay neighborhood

The ground-up development will feature 255 hotel rooms and 69 residential units.

March 01, 2017 |

Rendering courtesy of Steelblue.

555 Howard, a ground-up mixed-use tower, is looking to bring an additional 69 rental units and a 255-room hotel to San Francisco’s Transbay neighborhood.

The glass curtain-walled tower will offer residents and guests ballroom facilities, a spa and fitness center, a ground floor restaurant, a 1,763-sf public sky bar on the 36th floor, and a 5,047-sf public rooftop terrace. Guests will be welcomed into the building by a three-story lobby atrium.

The hotel will occupy approximately 206,562 sf across floors 1 through19 and B1 through B3. The residential units will occupy approximately 150,275 sf on floors 1 (residential lobby) and 20 through 36. On the 21st floor, the curtain wall steps back to create an outdoor terrace for building residents.

Four proposed underground levels will include 70 parking spaces and 95 Class I bicycle parking spaces. An additional 25 Class II bicycle spaces will be located along the Howard Street sidewalk.

Across all floors, 555 Howard offers 358,600 sf of GSF.

A reinforced mat foundation, eight feet thick at the northwest and southeast sides of the tower and 12 feet thick at the tower core, was recommended upon investigation of the build site. Plenty of attention will be given to the building’s foundation to avoid a similar outcome as Millennium Tower, the San Francisco tower that has become infamous for its flawed foundation work.

555 Howard was designed to meet LEED Platinum requirements. The project is expected to take three years to complete from groundbreaking and is being developed by Pacific Eagle and designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop.

 

Rendering courtesy of Steelblue.

 

Rendering courtesy of Steelblue.

 

Rendering courtesy of Steelblue.

 

Rendering courtesy of Steelblue.

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