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If you have the budget, why not 'hob-nob' at San Francisco's classiest party? Taking up four entire blocks of the Civic Center, this ball attracts a well-heeled crowd, as well as those who are just splurging.
If you have the budget, why not 'hob-nob' at San Francisco's classiest party? Taking up four entire blocks of the Civic Center, this ball attracts a well-heeled crowd, as well as those who are just splurging. The ball began in 1956 and features several high profile bands (the Grateful Dead played here in 1969), and includes a performance by the San Francisco Symphony orchestra.
Civic Center Plaza
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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
Designed by Arthur Brown Jr
The San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery supports a diverse range of Bay Area 'Visual Art' culture by supporting artists projects through collaboration with community organizations, commissioning contemporary art, and curated exhibitions
Herbst Theater, next to the Opera house in the similarly-styled War Memorial Veteran's building is host to a wide variety of activities
Built in 1917, and formerly the old library building, this building is a fantastic blend of 'Beaux Arts' and modern design elements
This bronze sculpture was created by English artist Henry Moore in 1973
The monument is a tribute to California and its early pioneers like Sir Francis Drake
San Francisco has an excellent symphony orchestra, with Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) as the principal conductor
The museum is dedicated to celebrating all aspects of the performing arts in San Francisco, from the mid 19th century to the present day