One America Plaza - San Diego, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben
N 32° 42.952 W 117° 10.130
11S E 484177 N 3619801
Quick Description: The flag of One America Plaza is on a flagpole at the entrance of the building located at 600 West Broadway in San Diego, California. One America Plaza is the tallest building in San Diego.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/29/2019 7:07:11 AM
Waymark Code: WM10FH0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
The 34-story, 500 ft (150 m), 623,000 sq ft (57,900 m2), obelisk-shaped tower was designed by Helmut Jahn of Murphy/Jahn Architects and KMA Architecture. The top of the building bears a striking resemblance to the end of a Phillips head screwdriver and has a similar appearance to Two Liberty Place in Philadelphia also designed by Jahn, which is a year older. The building is the maximum height permitted by the US Federal Aviation Administration for a structure in downtown San Diego due to its close proximity to San Diego International Airport.

One America Plaza was purchased by the real estate development firm, Irvine Company, in February 2006 for US$300 million.

The America Plaza San Diego Trolley station is located on the ground floor of the building between the main building and the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.

The building's elevators are supplied by Mitsubishi Electric and travel at a little over 7 m/s (1400 fpm), making them the fastest in San Diego.

Source: Wikipedia (visit link)
Name of Organization: One America Plaza

Type of Organization: Corporation/Business

Type of Mounting: Building Mounted Flagpole

Location: One America Plaza

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