First National Bank Center (San Diego, California)

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One Columbia Place
FirstNationalBankCenter1SanDiegoApr09.jpg
April 2009
General information
Type Office
Location 401 West A Street
San Diego, California 92101
Coordinates 32°43′6″N 117°10′1″W / 32.71833°N 117.16694°W / 32.71833; -117.16694Coordinates: 32°43′6″N 117°10′1″W / 32.71833°N 117.16694°W / 32.71833; -117.16694
Completed 1982
Height
Antenna spire None
Roof 379 ft (116 m)
Technical details
Floor count 27
Design and construction
Developer Doug Manchester

One Columbia Place, originally named the Columbia Centre,[1] is an office building in San Diego, California. It is the 18th tallest building in San Diego and is a prominent fixture in San Diego's skyline. It is topped by a flagpole flying the largest United States flag in the San Diego skyline.[2]

It has a height of 379 ft (116 m) and is located in the Core district of Downtown San Diego. It occupies the full block between West A Street, West B Street, Columbia Street and State Street.[2] It has 27 stories above ground and three below ground.

The steel-and-glass building utilizes the modern architectural style and has a six-story atrium. It was built in 1982 by developer Doug Manchester. It was renovated in 1993[3] and 1997. In 2004 it was designated an Energy Star building.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson, Greg (November 6, 1988). "Namewise, It's What's Up Top That Counts In Marketing Office Towers". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 26 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "First National Bank Center". Emporis. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "First National Bank San Diego". Richard Keating Architecture. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 


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