Located at the head of the Financial district of San Francicso, the Transamerica Pyramid stands out from the surrounding sky scrapers.
This along with the golden gate is another Architectural icon that make the San Francisco Skyline instantly reconizable.
Transamerica Corporation's icon is perhaps the most recognized building in the San Francisco skyline. The tallest and perhaps best looking building in the city, standing 853 feet with 48 floors.
Transamerica Pyramid is located in financial district very close to the Chinatown. This photo was taken on the crossing from Chinatown to North Beach.
Walk down Columbus Avenue, through North Beach (be sure to stop for a capuccino or glass of vino at one of the cafes along the way). You will catch this glimpse of the Transamerica Tower.
The biggest scyscraper of San Francisco. It's an office and bank-building with a special construction that makes it safe for earthquakes. Really fascinating if you're an architechture fan.
The tallest building in San Francisco at 835 feet, the Transamerica Pyramid marks the edge of the financial district and beginning of North Beach, the cafe-studded Italian quarter.