• Transamerica Pyramid

    48 floors, 260 m, construction end 1972....I think its still the tallest building in SF - the right and old one is the Sentinel Building and was built 1930.

  • Skyscraper 388 Market

    24 floors, 94 m high, finished 1987....

  • Light on the Hobart Building

    The building was completed in 1914 after only eleven months, it was at the time the second tallest building in the city, its 21 floors are 87 meters high....


  • Old and new......

    The left building is "50 California Street", 148 m high, 37 floors and completed 1972....

  • Early Morning Skyline

    Buenos Aires.........

  • Transamerica Pyramid

    View from "555 California Street", 52nd floor.....the Golden Gate is hidden in the fog


  • Pyramid Reflections

    View from the skyscraper "555 California Street", which is 237 m high, with 52 floors, completed 1969. It was at that time the tallest and is now the second after the Transamerica Pyramid, which is reflecting on the wall.........

  • Up to the light

    In the center is the "555 California Street" seen from the Grant Street....237 m high, 52 floors, completed 1969; on the left hand side is "580 California", 107 m high, 23 floors and completed 1987.

  • One Embarcadero Center

    The building in the background is 173 m high, 45 floors, completed 1971....


  • Space Needle - Seattle

    This symbol of Seattle was built 1962 for the world's Fair and is 184 m high. It has an observation deck and a "sky restaurant"......

  • Skyline Seattle and Mount Rainer

    View from the Space Needle.....The dark and highest skyscraper is the Columbia Center, 285 m high, 76 floors, completed 1985.

  • Washington Mutual Tower

    The 2nd tallest building in Seattle with 235 m and 55 floors, completed 1988.....


  • Skyscraper Seattle - 1

    To the left the Seattle Municipal Tower, 220 m, 57 floors, completed 1990, to the right the Columbia Center, 285 m. Press Play to hear the music!

  • The "Wine Glass"

    The Rainier Tower in Seattle, 137 m, 31 floors, completed 1977....the locals call it wine glass because of the extremely narrow pedestal.....

  • Skyscraper Seattle - 2

    Columbia Center, Seattle Municipal Tower and "901 Fifth Avenue" (from right to left)......the first 2 are described before, the "901 Fifth Avenue" is 163 m high with 42 floors and was completed 1972.


  • Up to the sky into the light.................

    Skyscraper in Toronto, Royal Bank Plaza North.......

  • Enlightened Skyscraper

    Toronto, Royal Bank Plaza North, 112 m, 1976, 26 floors.....

  • Chicago "Canyon"

    There must be two different worlds up there and down on the street...... The building in the center is the "Chase Tower", currently the 9th tallest building in Chicago, completed 1969, 259 m high, 60 floors.


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