The $171-million, 700,000-sf structure will rise at the cornerof 1st and Main streets, replacing the transportation agency'scurrent headquarters at 120 S. Spring St. Mayne submitted twopossible designs, one that would feature 15 stories and the otherthat would have 16 levels. Each design includes space for a largepublic courtyard.

Government leaders performed a worldwide search to choose thearchitect, noting that the building will stand across from CityHall and thereby be one of the most prominent projects in theentire city. Mayne, who was recently chosen to design the newfederal building in San Francisco, beat out semi-finalists RemKollhaas of Netherlands-based OMA and Benedetta Tagliabue ofMiralles Tagliabue in Spain.

Construction could begin next year, after a final design iscompleted and approved.

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