The Paramount, San Francisco
|Location||680 Mission Street
San Francisco, California
|Roof||420 ft (130 m)|
|Floor area||660,000 sq ft (61,320 m2)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Kwan Henmi Architecture/Planning, Inc.|
|Structural engineer||Englekirk Structural Engineers|
|Main contractor||Charles Pankow Builders|
|Number of units||495|
Construction of the 420-foot (128-m) tower was completed in 2002. Upon completion, the building was the tallest concrete-framed structure located in Seismic Zone 4. It was also the tallest all-residential building in San Francisco from 2002 to 2008.
The Paramount is one of several new highrise projects completed or under construction on Mission Street since 2000. Other examples include 555 Mission Street, St. Regis Museum Tower, Millennium Tower, 101 Second Street, and the JP MorganChase Building.
She shared an apartment with her partner, Gretchen Kalonji, a former professor of materials science at the University of Washington in Seattle. Her mother, Carolyn Mabee, was in the building when Denton died, and reportedly said her daughter was "very depressed" about her professional and personal life.
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