Density And Urbanity

By John Parman, Living Urbanism

December 10, 2010

Early in 2010, San Francisco witnessed another skirmish over density. This one involved a proposal to replace an existing building on the same block as the 48-story, 850-foot-high Transamerica Pyramid (1972). Located at the corner of Sansome and Washington Streets, along the north edge of the Financial District, the proposed 38-story tower considerably exceeded the maximum-height “wall” of 200 feet called for by the City’s current zoning regulations along the district’s north edge. More … http://livingurbanism.wordpress.com/2010/12/10/density-and-urbanity/.

 

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