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Civic Center of San Francisco – The War Memorial Opera House and Veterans Building – dedicated September 9, 1932

May 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Civic Center of San Francisco – The War Memorial Opera House and Veterans Building – dedicated September 9, 1932

Before mentioning the outstanding structures that comprise the War Memorial Opera House and its adjoining Veterans Building, mention should be made of the State Building, completed in 1923, which rises on McAllister Street and which is quite consonant in design with the rest of the Civic Center.

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Civic Center of San Francisco – The Main Public Library – dedicated February 15, 1917 

May 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Civic Center of San Francisco – The Main Public Library – dedicated February 15, 1917 

An appropriate inscription over the main entrance to this building was composed by former Mayor Edward R. Taylor and reads as follows: The Public Library of the City and County of San Francisco. Founded 1878. Erected, 1916. May this structure, throned upon imperishable books, be maintained and cherished from generation to generation for the improvement […]

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Civic Center of San Francisco – Exposition Auditorium 1915

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Civic Center of San Francisco – Exposition Auditorium 1915

Among the Architectural distinctions that belong to San Francisco are those that have been awarded it because of its beautiful Civic Center; it has frequently been noted that the city is the proud possessor of one of the most outstanding group of governmental and cultural structures in the nation, surpassed only, if indeed at all, […]

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