50 California Street

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50 California Street
50 California Street, San Francisco.jpg
50 California Street is located in San Francisco
50 California Street
Location within San Francisco
Alternative namesUnion Bank Building
General information
TypeCommercial offices
Location50 California Street
San Francisco, California
Coordinates37°47′38″N 122°23′51″W / 37.7940°N 122.3974°W / 37.7940; -122.3974Coordinates: 37°47′38″N 122°23′51″W / 37.7940°N 122.3974°W / 37.7940; -122.3974
OwnerShorenstein Properties
ManagementShorenstein Properties
Roof148.44 m (487.0 ft)
Technical details
Floor count37
Floor area63,174 m2 (680,000 sq ft)
Design and construction
ArchitectWelton Becket & Associates
DeveloperHaas & Haynie
Main contractorDillingham Construction
Haas & Haynie

50 California Street (also known as the Union Bank Building) is a 148 m (486 ft), 37-story office tower completed in 1972 at the foot of California Street in the Financial District of San Francisco, California. There is a plaza located at the base of the building. The building is owned and managed by affiliates of Shorenstein Properties.


Popular culture[edit]

The building is briefly featured in the 2014 science fiction monster film "Godzilla" where during the climax of the film, Godzilla and the male MUTO fought in San Francisco, only for Godzilla to kill the MUTO by slamming him into the side of the building, then the building collapses on top of Godzilla

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "50 California Street". CTBUH Skyscraper Center.
  2. ^ 50 California Street at Emporis
  3. ^ "50 California Street". SkyscraperPage.
  4. ^ 50 California Street at Structurae

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