Truly 'High' Tech San Francisco Skyscraper Can Fight Its Own FiresFires burning above seven floors cannot be reached with a ladder, so skyscrapers like S.F.'s Transamerica Pyramid have put in place their own internal firefighting technology.
New Projects To Raise Downtown San Jose Skyline, With LimitsNew high-rise projects are about to push San Jose’s historically low-rise skyline to new levels. But there's a catch to all of this development.
Oakland City Council To Vote On Lake Merritt High-Rise ApprovalThe Oakland City Council will try again Tuesday to approve the sale of a city-owned parcel of land near Lake Merritt for a new high-rise apartment complex.
Overseas Glass Shortage Delaying Construction Of New San Francisco High-Rises Construction of the Bay Area’s newest skyscrapers has been hampered by delays costing millions of dollars. The delays are being blamed on a huge shortage of glass.
Firefighters Stage Dramatic Rescue After Window Washers Are Stranded Mid-Air At Oakland High-Rise Office workers, pedestrians and drivers witnessed a nail-biting drama high above the ground at 11th and Broadway in Oakland, Thursday, when a couple of window-washers became stranded on a platform hundreds of feet in the air.
Woman Killed In San Francisco High-Rise Fire Was Apparently HoarderA body was found in an apartment unit at a high-rise building near the San Francisco Golf Club Friday morning after a fire broke out in a cluttered apartment.
Proposed Residential Towers At Jack London Square Spark Ire In OaklandA proposal to build two residential towers on the Oakland waterfront at Jack London Square is drawing the ire of some Oakland residents.
Tenants Feeling Trapped In SF High-Rise After Only Elevator Stays Broken For 5-WeeksTenants are on their wits' end in a San Francisco high-rise after the buildings only elevator broke more than five weeks ago.
SF Streets Reopen After Broken Window Removed From Downtown High-RisePolice have shut down the 200 block of Battery Street Thursday afternoon due to a glass window that is about to fall from a building, authorities said.
Workers Expected To Recover After Fall From Scaffolding In San Francisco's SoMaTwo workers who fell Thursday from scaffolding at a skyscraper under construction in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood are expected to survive their injuries, a senior vice president with the project’s construction company said Friday.
Workers Injured After Scaffolding Collapse In San FranciscoTwo construction workers fell more than 30 feet and were extricated from beneath the scaffolding.
Proposed SF Condo High-Rise Could Cast Shadow On Union SquareThe debate over plans to build a 47-story condominium tower on Mission Street downtown has spilled north of Market Street to Union Square, where opponents have raised concerns the building will cast too much shadow over the plaza.