Picture of the Transamerica Pyramid through the window of Coit TowerThe skyscrapers of the Embarcadero Center in the background.The Transamerica Pyramid is the tallest skyscraper in the San Francisco skyline with its 260 m (850 ft) hieght. It contains 48 floors and was built between 1969 and 1972.

This building was the headquarters of the Transamerica Corporation wich is now a subsidiary holding company of AEGON. But Transamerica was founded by that A. P. Gianni in 1930 who had also been the head of Bank of Italy which became later the Bank of America.… as viewed from the California Street.
The cap is indirectly illuminated from within.