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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.
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. Designed by architect Lawrence Halprin, and completed in 1975, this is a three acre red-bricked pedestrian plaza. Brick columns inscribed with UN members country names line the plaza, and the UN Fountain sits at its center.
San Francisco, CA, United States
Architect Arthur Brown Jr
The institute holds public multimedia exhibitions in the fields of media arts, fashion, animation and design
Over 80 years old, this official historical landmark theater received a another facelift in 1998; it now has over 2,400 seats
SHN runs three theaters in the area that focus on the usual Broadway classics like ''A Chorus Line'', ''Grease'', and of course ''The Phantom of the Opera''
The monument is a tribute to California and its early pioneers like Sir Francis Drake
Built in 1917, and formerly the old library building, this building is a fantastic blend of 'Beaux Arts' and modern design elements
The Catholic church features its original elaborately decorated interior from 1900, so why not come in and say a prayer! A Franciscan parish, it is also known for allowing the homeless to sleep in the pews on weekdays
Producing what they call 'dream plays,' the Last Planet Theater is a niche experimental theater that eschews the conventions of mainstream theater
This four-story tall, 'Beaux-Arts' style building occupies an entire city block in the heart of the Civic Center and has 7,000 seats inside
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