225 Bush Street
|225 Bush Street|
|Former names||Standard Oil Building|
|Preceded by||Call Building|
|Surpassed by||Pacific Telephone Building|
|Location||225 Bush Street
San Francisco, California
Flynn Properties, Inc.
|Roof||328 ft (100 m)|
|Floor area||560,000 sq ft (52,000 m2)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||George W. Kelham|
|Main contractor||Dinwiddie Construction Company|
225 Bush Street, originally known as the Standard Oil Building, is a 328-foot (100 m), 25-floor office building in the financial district of San Francisco. The building includes 21 floors of office space, 1 floor of retail, 1 storage floor and 2 basement levels including the garage. It was the tallest building in the city from its completion in 1922 until 1925.
It contains approximately 560,000 sq ft (52,000 m2) of rentable space. It is a historic building, serving as the headquarters for Standard Oil of California, now Chevron, for over half a century. Architect George W. Kelham designed the Standard Oil Building for John D. Rockefeller and modeled it on the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Building. Composed of two buildings, the old wing was built in the 1920s. The new wing was built in the 1950s.
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- Weintraub, Adam (2014-05-22). "Iconic 225 Bush St. trades hands for second time in two years, this time for $350 million". San Francisco Business Times. Retrieved 2014-05-23.
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