Embarcadero Center

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Highlighted: Hyatt Regency at left and four towers. Not shown: Le Méridien hotel, located behind the other buildings, toward the right of the rightmost highlighted tower.

Embarcadero Center is a commercial complex of five office towers, two hotels, a shopping center with more than 125 stores, bars, and restaurants, and a fitness center on three levels located in San Francisco, California. There is an outdoor ice skating rink during winter months. Embarcadero Center sits on a 9.8-acre (4.0 ha) site largely bounded by Clay Street (to the north), Sacramento Street (to the south), Battery Street (to the west), and the Embarcadero (to the east), in the financial district of San Francisco.[1]

Developed by Trammell Crow, David Rockefeller and John Portman, construction began with Tower One in 1971, with the last off-complex extension, Embarcadero West, completed in 1989.[2] The two extension buildings are west of Battery.

The 4.8 million square feet (445,900 m2) complex accommodates offices for 14,000 people along with mixed-use areas accommodating retail, dining, entertainment and cinema functions. The cinema’s operator closed its doors permanently in February 2022.[1]

Structures[edit]

Name Height Floors Year Notes
One 173 m
568 ft
45 1971 [3]
Two 126 m
413 ft
30 1974 [4]
Three 126 m
413 ft
31 1977 [5]
Four 174 m
571 ft
45 1982 [6]
Five
(Hyatt Regency)
77 m
253 ft
20 1973 [7]
Embarcadero West 123 m
404 ft
34 1989 Detached from main complex [8]
Le Méridien 96.36 m
316.1 ft
25 1988 Formerly the Park Hyatt Hotel [9]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Embarcadero Center". Emporis. Archived from the original on 9 April 2013. Retrieved 15 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Embarcadero Center: History". Boston Properties. 2004. Archived from the original on 28 September 2010. Retrieved 15 October 2010.
  3. ^ "One Embarcadero Center". Emporis. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016.
  4. ^ "Two Embarcadero Center". Emporis. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016.
  5. ^ "Three Embarcadero Center". Emporis. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016.
  6. ^ "Four Embarcadero Center". Emporis. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016.
  7. ^ "Hyatt Regency San Francisco". Emporis. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016.
  8. ^ "Embarcadero West". Emporis. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016.
  9. ^ "Le Méridien San Francisco". Emporis. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016.

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Coordinates: 37°47′41″N 122°23′52″W / 37.794722°N 122.397778°W / 37.794722; -122.397778