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San Francisco's Skyline Will be Changing

By November 1, 2012

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Architecture blog Architizer recently reported that the San Francisco Planning Commission has approved construction of  a new Transbay Transit Center south of Market Street. Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli, the transit hub will be at the foot of what will be the west coast's tallest skyscraper, a 1,070-foot-tall (60-story) steel and glass tower. The transit center will feature an undulating roof, which will form a 5.4-acre garden to be called "City Park." Construction begins soon and the project is expected to be complete in 2015, so if you want a photo of the skyline as it is now, you've got a couple of years to snap it.

Read more (and see some great drawings of what it will look like) at Architizer.

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