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535 Mission Street 155

San Francisco, California, USA

Completion: 2014

The slender urban form of the 535 Mission

The project provides 3,700 square feet of

Street tower is helping to transform the South

ground-floor retail space to serve building

of Market (SoMa) district of San Francisco.

occupants, visitors and city residents. The double-height lobby includes publicly

Tapered facade corners and a sculptural

accessible open space that flows into the

cornice line define the 27-story building’s

covered outdoor plaza and features flexible

silhouette. A double-height ground floor lobby,

seating, extensive landscaping and an

pedestrian plazas and improvements along

espresso bar.

Shaw Alley shape the street-level experience. New trees and a continuous band of As one of the first LEED Core & Shell Gold

plantings along Shaw Alley soften the

pre-certified office towers in San Francisco,

streetscape and enhance the pedestrian

the building’s advanced mechanical systems,

environment linking the building to the

high-performance skin and water-use

adjacent Transbay Terminal.

efficiencies promote sustainability, occupant comfort and productivity. The facade features

Concrete paving in the alley adds

high-performance glass that integrates with

pedestrian scale and texture, establishing

indoor controls to enhance its energy and light

visual continuity.

transmission performance.

◄ view from mission street

2015 design annual

354,000 sq. ft. / 32,900 sq. m.

2015 HOK Design Annual  

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