The US Bank Building, sometimes referred to as the
The building was constructed inIt's currently home to a US Bank branch, and bears the US Bank iconography outside. The building was designed by FTM Associates ( The building sits atop a series of structural columns, and is surrounded by a metal mesh screen featuring a pattern of an eagle in flight (apparently the logo of Bay View Federal way back when).
There's a beautiful photograph of a model (?) of the building on flickr over here.
Someone paint-balled the side of the building and the paint stains have been there for years now (at least from 2010 until 2014).
Cool metal mesh outside
A video of someone taking the US Bank building elevator:
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In 2000, at the height of the first dot-com boom, it was home to Bigstep.com, which had 150 employees spread across five floors of the building. Prior to housing BigStep.com in 2000, the building was home to the Mission Economic Development Association and the SF Children's Council.
Cell phone transmitters
As the US Bank building is the tallest building in the mission, it's home to a bunch of cell phone transmitters.
- SF Chronicle, 2001: "Reversal of Fortune / Buildings that symbolized the gentrification sweeping San Francisco try to fill empty floors amid dot-com collapse"