Phillip Burton Federal Building

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Phillip Burton Federal Building
Phillip Burton Federal Building.jpg
General information
Status Complete
Type Office[1]
Location 450 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco
Coordinates 37°46′54.5″N 122°25′05.1″W / 37.781806°N 122.418083°W / 37.781806; -122.418083Coordinates: 37°46′54.5″N 122°25′05.1″W / 37.781806°N 122.418083°W / 37.781806; -122.418083
Opening 1959[2]
Roof 312 ft (95 m)[2]
Technical details
Floor count 21[1]
Design and construction
Architect John Carl Warnecke and Associates[1]

The Phillip Burton Federal Building & United States Courthouse is a massive 25 floor, 312 feet (95 m) federal office building located at 450 Golden Gate Avenue near San Francisco's Civic Center and the San Francisco City Hall.[2] The building occupies an entire city block, bounded by Golden Gate Avenue at the south, Turk Street at the north, Polk Street at the west, and Larkin Street at the east.

It serves as one of four courthouses for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. The building was finished in 1964, one of the earliest office towers for San Francisco.[2] It is named for former U.S. Representative Phillip Burton.


Cafe 450 - 2nd Fl.

Federal Bureau of Investigation - 13th Fl.

Federal Public Defender - 19th Fl.

Internal Revenue Service Help Center - 1st Fl.

U.S. Attorney's Office - 11th and 9th Fl.

U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division - 10th Fl.

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. Marshals Service - 20th Fl.

U.S. Pretrial Services - 18th Fl.

U.S. Probation - 17th Fl.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Phillip Burton Federal Building". Retrieved 2007-09-30. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Phillip Burton Federal Building". Retrieved 2007-09-30.