Symphony Towers

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Symphony Towers
General information
TypeCommercial offices, hotel
Location750 B Street
San Diego, California
Coordinates32°43′06″N 117°09′28″W / 32.718307°N 117.157855°W / 32.718307; -117.157855Coordinates: 32°43′06″N 117°09′28″W / 32.718307°N 117.157855°W / 32.718307; -117.157855
Construction started1986
OwnerThe Irvine Company
Roof499 ft (152 m)
Technical details
Floor count34
Floor area559,000 sq ft (51,900 m2)
Design and construction
ArchitectSkidmore, Owings and Merrill
Structural engineerSkidmore, Owings and Merrill

Symphony Towers is a 1.2-million-square-foot late modernist two-tower hotel and office complex located in the historic Financial District in downtown San Diego, California, on B Street. The mixed-use, high-rise building includes a 34-story office building with 530,000 square feet of rentable space, the 264-room Marriott Vacation Club Pulse San Diego, a five-level parking structure and the 2,255-seat Copley Symphony Hall. In addition, the penthouse floor houses the exclusive University Club, and the tower has a helipad on the roof.

The building is the city's second tallest skyscraper. The tallest in San Diego is One America Plaza of 152.4 m (500 ft) while Symphony Towers is 152 m (499 ft).

Symphony Towers and neighboring Imperial Bank Tower

Douglas P. Wilson, current chairman and C.E.O. of Douglas Wilson Companies (DWC), partnered with Charlton Raynd Ventures to develop the project which opened in 1989. Designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, Symphony Towers is widely seen as one of Downtown's premier locations.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Symphony Towers at Emporis
  2. ^ "Symphony Towers". SkyscraperPage.
  3. ^ Symphony Towers at Structurae

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