Posts Tagged ‘345 california’

Via David Yu: Embarcadero Center 5,4,3,2,1, 345 California, 555 California, 505 Montgomery, TransAmerica Pyramid

Friday, November 25th, 2011

These are your skyline landmarks, as seen from Treasure Island:

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This is what San Francisco looks like for the year-end holidays of 2011. Now here’s what things looked like in years past:

First, he was all like this:

Then he was all like this:

Then it’s all like this. The view from Chinatown of Embarcadero Center Buildings One, Two, Three, Four, and West (lower right – EW is the black sheep of the EC Family) along with the Emerald City look of 505 Montgomery.

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A reverse angle from the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge showing the TransAmerica Pyramid, in black-and-white, mostly:

A family portrait, as seen from Treasure Island. All your faves are in there, girlfriend. Your Embarcadero Center, 345 Cal, 555 Cal (pronounced Triple Five Cal, good buddy, come-on), 505 Monty, and the TransAmerica Pyramid at 600 Monty. Hai, chiizu!

Happy Holdays and Merry Christmas!

The View of Downtown San Francisco from Corona Heights: Union Square Hilton, 345 California, UC Hastings

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Those are the more interesting buildings I recognize.

Anyway, it’s your Corona Heights Park, so enjoy – get up there like these two and just take in the Financh as if it were the biggest HDTV in the world:

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345 California Center Can’t Decide Whether to Root for the San Francisco Giants or the Oakland A’s

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

See?

Twas ever thus 695 feet above the Financh?

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Wonder how the people running 345 California Center handled the Battle of the Bay back in ’89…

Night-time San Francisco Certainly Looks Festive This Time of Year

Monday, December 20th, 2010

The special night-time holiday lighting continues in San Francisco’s Financial District.

First, he was all like this:

Then he was all like this:

Now it’s all like this. The view from Chinatown of Embarcadero Center Buildings One, Two, Three, Four, and West (lower right – EW is the black sheep of the EC Family) along with the Emerald City look of 505 Montgomery.

Click to expand

A reverse angle from the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge showing the TransAmerica Pyramid, in black-and-white, mostly:

A family portrait, as seen from Treasure Island. All your faves are in there, girlfriend. Your Embarcadero Center, 345 Cal, 555 Cal (pronounced triple five Cal, Good Buddy, come o-on), 505 Monty, and the TransAmerica Pyramid at 600 Monty. Hai, chiizu!

Happy Holdays and Merry Christmas!

When it Comes to Supporting Baseball, 345 Cal Swings Both Ways

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Or maybe you could say that the managers of 345 California Center / Mandarin Oriental Hotel cover all the bases, since they appear to support the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland A’s equally.

I cry foul.

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Why not two Giants flags instead?

Thank you, drive through.

San Francisco Enjoyed a Day Without Wind Last Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Monday, October 26th, 2009

It’s rare to be able to look up at the American flags atop the 345 California Building in the Financh and see that they’re hanging listlessly. Verily, October 24th, 2009 was San Francisco’s Day Without Wind.

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And this held true all the way to the evening hours way up at Twin Peaks, where people could enjoy the view without risk of hypothermia.

But, be warned. The winds will return with a quickness soon.

Oh well.