California Mid-Century Modern Office Buildings (page 7)

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Industrial Indemnity Building
San Diego, CA
The Industrial Indemnity Building was designed by Deems/Lewis & Partners and built in 1970. [map]

Nautilus Environmental
San Diego, CA
San Diego County Courthouse [gone]
San Diego, CA
The Nautilus Environmental building was built in 1968. I don't know what the original occupant was. [map]

The San Diego County Courthouse was dedicated in 1961. A new courthouse was built nearby and this building was demolished in 2020. For more, see this website.

Scripps Building
San Diego, CA
First Avenue Medical Center
San Diego, CA
St. Paul's Community Care Center
San Diego, CA
The Scripps Building was built in 1966. I don't know if this was the original tenant. The building is used for medical offices. [map]

The First Avenue Medical Center appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. For more, see this website. [map]

The St. Paul's Community Care Center building appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. [map]

Loma Starr Building
San Diego, CA


2020 and 2021:
The Loma Starr Building was designed by William Krisel and built in 1960. The building was later known as Peninsula Center. Around 2019, the Loma Starr name was added back to the building. [map]

law offices
San Diego, CA


This law offices building appears to be from the 1950s. I don't know if it was damaged in a fire but, by 2014, the building had been dramatically changed. By 2017, the work on the building appeared to be done. The louvers are gone but the horizontal structure over the entrance had been replaced, without the cut-outs or lights. By 2020, freestanding letters were installed over the entrance for F&F Properties. [2009 photos thanks Gregory May] [map]

Lakeside Medical Center
San Francisco, CA
The Lakeside Medical Center was built in 1963. [map]

Transamerica Pyramid
San Francisco, CA
The Transamerica Pyramid was designed by William L. Pereira & Harry D. Som and built from 1969-1972. For more, see this website. [map]

Marine Firemen's Union
San Francisco, CA
The Marine Firemen's Union building was constructed in 1957. The bas-relief sculpture on the facade was created by Olof Carl Malmquist. For more, see this website. [map]

Three Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA
Three Embarcadero Center, an office skyscraper and retail building, was designed by John Portman and completed in 1977. It is part of Embarcadero Center, a complex of five interconnected buildings. [map]