The adaptively reused Burlingame Garage in San Diego’s South Park neighborhood kept the main features of the building. Courtesy Photo.
After clean-up of the buildings, renovation started in 2013 and the Headquarters opened 11 months later, at a cost of $43 million, with 25 shops and four big restaurants. General manager Terry Hall of Terramarc Centers pointed out the original windows and doors, refurbished original iron work, refurbished original roof tiles and the building details that many of the tenants embraced, including window bars used in the cell blocks.
Starbucks chose a corner space that had once been a cell block.