Transamerica Pyramid

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Transamerica Pyramid
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San Francisco, California
48 floors
850 feet tall
Completed 1972
The Transamerica Pyramid is the tallest skyscraper in the San Francisco skyline. The building no longer houses the headquarters of the Transamerica Corporation, who moved their U.S. headquarters to BaltimoreMaryland, but it is still associated with the company and is depicted in the company's logo. Designed by architect William Pereiraand built by Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company, at 853 ft (260 m), on completion in 1972 it was the eighthtallest building in the world.