Illuminating the glass ceiling — the first sustainable high rise makes its mark over the City by the Bay.

In 1999, Tishman Speyer acquired the land at 555 Mission Street, a prime location in the south financial district of San Francisco. The strategy was to revitalize one of the city’s most attractive large mixed-use office development sites, with the goal of constructing a premier Class A property.

HLB Lighting Design assisted the Architect and Landscape Architect with the lighting of this landmark 33-story mixed-use office tower in downtown San Francisco. Our scope of work included the façade lighting, lobbies, plaza and public art pieces by noted sculptors Ugo Rondinone and Jonathan Borofsky which are part of the city’s Privately Owned Public Open Space (POPOS) program. The building was awarded a LEED Gold Certification, and was the first office tower in San Francisco to achieve this rating.

Project Highlights

• LEED Gold Certified
• Light columns, benches & illuminated pavers
• Custom light rod fixtures


• KPF Architects
• Heller Manus Architects


Project Background

• 618,000 square feet
• $357 million

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