This grassy plaza is situated at the heart of the Civic Center and its tree-lined central avenue visually draws the eye to the imposing structure of City Hall. Protests and demonstrations of all political persuasions are frequently staged here.
355 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
Nearest Transit: Civic Center/UN Plaza
Civic Center Plaza and Nearby Attractions on Map
Union Square San Francisco(1.4 km)
Union Square is a commercial and cultural hub in downtown San Francisco, named after the pro-Union rallies held here during the Civil War.
Alcazar Theater(0.8 km)
Built in 1911 in honor of the Shriners (Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine); this Byzantine-style Islamic temple (now a 500 seat theater showing Broadway and off-Broadway shows), is now a historical city landmark.
San Francisco City Hall(0.1 km)
Designed by Arthur Brown Jr.
San Francisco Symphony(0.3 km)
San Francisco has an excellent symphony orchestra, with Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) as the principal conductor.
United Nations Plaza(0.4 km)
The UN Charter was signed in the Civic Center in 1945, and this plaza was constructed in honor of its ideology and is ironically over the site of the original San Francisco City Cemetery.
Herbst Theater(0.2 km)
Herbst Theater, next to the Opera house in the similarly-styled War Memorial Veteran's building is host to a wide variety of activities.
San Francisco Ballet(0.3 km)
The repertory season begins in January and continues through May.
San Francisco Opera(0.3 km)
There are Fall, Spring, and Summer seasons.
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