Paramount Building, 3rd & Mission, San
The World's Tallest Precast
Concrete Building In A Region Of Highest Seismicity
Co-winner of Precast-Prestressed Concrete
Institute (PCI) 2002 Harry H. Edwards Industry Advancement Award
Owner: The Related Companies
General Contractor: Charles Pankow Builders
Precast Concrete Sub-Contractor: Mid-state
Structural Engineer: Robert Englekirk
Consulting Structural Engineers, Inc.
Henmi, Architecture and Planning and Elkus/Manfredi Architects, Ltd.
Photo above courtesy of Pankow Builders
425 feet tall, two floors of retail, one floor
of commercial office space and 36 stories of
Three floors sub-grade parking.
Click on a photo below to enlarge it
For more on
this project, see the Robert Englekirk article
Construction of the Paramount - A 39-Story Precast Prestressed
Concrete Apartment Building" published in the PCI
Journal, July-August, 2002, or see the
study on the PCA website.