Bison building material,heavier wood and bamboo were among the materials used to build a new 20,000-square-foot, 18,000 square-foot Pacific building in the San Diego Bay Area.
The project is funded by the San Francisco Bay Area Council and the city of San Diego.
The San Diego Building Industry Council is providing $250,000 for the project.
Bison lumber was used for the tower, which is about four stories high.
The building is located at 6201 E. Calaveras Ave.
in the Pacific Beach neighborhood.
The site is adjacent to the San Joaquin River and adjacent to Calavera College.
Construction began in August 2015 and is expected to take about 18 months.
Construction was completed last fall.