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Sutro Tower

Sutro Tower

General Information

Structural Type: Truss tower
Function / usage: Communications tower
Completed in: 1973
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA, North America
Coordinates: 37° 45' 19.00" N    122° 27' 10.00" W

Technical Information


height 295 m


tower steel


Named indirectly after a local philanthropist and landowner, Adolph Sutro: The tower is located on Mount Sutro, renamed from Mount Parnassus and which was the location Adolph Sutro selected to plant a forest in 1886. Mount Parnassus was renamed to Mount Sutro in Adolph Sutro's honour as a philanthropist and ex-mayor of San Francisco.


Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

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