The Pacific Southwest Building is a 16-story, 67m high-rise completed in 1925 in downtown Fresno, California. With the tower’s spire rising to 315ft which makes it the tallest building between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Original construction took eighteen months and cost US$1.2 million for the headquarters for the Fidelity Branch of the Pacific-Southwest Trust and Savings Bank. Originally, a beacon on top of the tower served as a frost warning to farmers within a 30-mile radius.
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