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List of tallest buildings in Sacramento

Sacramento's skyline from the Riverwalk.

This list of tallest buildings in Sacramento ranks buildings in Sacramento, California, inclue West Sacramento, by height. The tallest building in Sacramento is the Wells Fargo Center, which stands 429 feet (129 m) tall. There are many highrise residential towers proposed for Sacramento's downtown.[1]

Tallest buildingsEdit

 
Wells Fargo Tower, the tallest building in Sacramento
 
The US Bank Tower, Sacramento's second tallest building
 
Park Tower, 4th-tallest
 
The Renaissance Tower, 5th-tallest

This lists ranks Sacramento buildings that stand at least 200 feet (61 m) tall, based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts. Existing structures are included for ranking purposes based on present height.

Rank Name Image Height
ft / m
Floors Year Notes
1 Wells Fargo Center 430 / 131 31 1992 Tallest building in Sacramento. Tallest building completed in the 1990s.[2][3]
2 US Bank Tower 404 / 123 25 2008 This building topped out in 2007 to become the city's second tallest building.[4][5]
3 Bank of the West Tower 397 / 121 Roof - 404 / 123 Tip Pointing Top 25 2009 This building has topped out and is also known as 500 Capital Mall.[6][7]
4 Park Tower 380 / 116 26 1991 [8][9]
5 Renaissance Tower 372 / 113 28 1989 Tallest building constructed in the 1980s.[10][11]
6 Cal/EPA Building 372 / 113 25 2000 [12][13]
7 Capitol Square 351 / 107 25 1992 [14][15]
8 Robert T. Matsui United States Courthouse 350 / 107 16 1999 [16][17]
9 Esquire Plaza 322 / 98 22 1999 [18][19]
10 Sheraton Grand Sacramento 318 / 97 28 2001 This is the tallest hotel in Sacramento.[20][21]
11 CalSTRS Tower 300 / 91 19 2009 In Raley's Landing in West Sacramento. California State Teachers' Retirement System Building. [22]
12 California State Capitol 247 / 75 6 1874 Tallest building completed in the 19th Century.
13 1201K Tower 238 / 73 18 1992 [23][24]
14 Kimpton Sawyer Sacramento 231 / 70 16 2017 [25]
15 West America Bank 229 / 69.7 18 1984
16 Department of Justice Building 227 / 69 18 1995 [26][27]
17 Elks Club Building 226 / 69 15 1925 Tallest building completed in the 1920s.[28]
18 The Citizen Hotel (originally California Life Insurance) 216 / 66 15 1925 Sacramento's first sky-scraper built in 1925.[29]

Tallest under construction, approved or proposedEdit

This lists ranks projects-developments Sacramento buildings that stand at least 200 feet (61 m) tall, based on standard height measurement.

Rank Name Height
feet / m
Floors Year Notes
1 EPIC Tower 750 / 228 58/60 N/A Project now back in discussion after being stopped in 2008 due to the recession. Released 2014
2 301 Capitol Mall 560 / 170.6 33 N/A Approved. 301 Capitol Mall what was supposed to be twin towers of 52-story at over 650 ft tall. The project collapsed in 2008 and was never built. [30] CalPERS and CIM Group developers. At 557-560 feet, Tower 301 would be the tallest building in the Sacramento region. [31]
3 701 L Street 548 / 167 41 N/A 2015 Plans for the site is now on planning.
4 Metropolitan Tower 450 / 137 40 N/A The proposed tower "The Metropolitan" will be a 40-story condo and hotel, standing several feet higher than the Wells Fargo Center Tower. [32]
5 Office of State Publishing Tower 450 /137 31 N/A Released December 17, 2018. The state of California is taking early steps toward developing an office in The River District in Downtown Sacramento. [33]
6 Sacramento Commons 420 / 127 26 2025 Approved June 12, 2015. A two pair twin 26-story hotel/condo/apartment towers. Changes were recently made to keep trees and add more commercial space. [34] Updated January 19, 2018. [35]
7 Cathedral Square Towers 405 / 123 25 N/A Released April 15, 2015. A 25-story mixed-use residential building on the southwest corner of J and 11th streets. [36]
8 Vanir Tower 400 / 121.9 26 N/A Updated November 16, 2018. Plans have been submitted to the city for a 26-story headquarters and office tower on J Street, across the street from the planned downtown arena and hotel. The proposed Vanir office tower in downtown Sacramento is being designed by Pei, Cobb, Freed & Partners of New York, the international architecture firm founded by I.M. Pei, architect of the Louvre Museum Pyramid. The proposal includes a 250-key luxury hotel, 50 luxury condominiums, 100,000 square feet of office space, and ground-floor retail and restaurants. [37]
9 Sacramento Superior Court 365 / 111 18 N/A Construction to begin in 2020. [38] The Judicial Council of California approved plans to consolidate county court functions at one new 53-courtroom building planned for H and Sixth streets. [39] Updated December 28, 2018. [40]
10 Natural Resources Tower 344/105 22 2021 Now under construction. Expecting to be complete by 2021 Spring or early Summer. DGS is leading the planning of a new high-rise tower called Natural Resources Building on 9th Street, 8th & O Streets. [41] Updated Oct. 10, 2019. [42]
11 Yamanee N/A 14 2020 Updated June 15, 2016. An approved proposal for a 14-story mixed-use condominium project in midtown Sacramento. [43]

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Wells Fargo Center". Emporis.com. Retrieved November 3, 2007.
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  4. ^ "US Bank Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved November 3, 2007.
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  6. ^ "500 Capitol Mall". Emporis.com. Retrieved August 14, 2007.
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  8. ^ "US Bank Plaza". Emporis.com. Retrieved November 3, 2007.
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  37. ^ van der Meer, Ben (November 16, 2018). "Website spells out new Vanir Tower concept". Sacramento Business Journal. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
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