Rising Steel: 20th Century Downtown Architecture

Neighborhood: Downtown

Please Note:

Our free (donations welcome!), regularly scheduled tours are open to the public but NOT open to parties of 8 or more. If you plan to bring 8 or more walkers to a regular tour, please click here for more information on booking private group tours.

Description:

Witness the legacies of more than 15 architects including Frank Lloyd Wright, Daniel Burnham and Timothy Pflueger. Learn how the 1906 Earthquake created a new city blueprint that allowed the Chicago School, Gothic Revival, Arts and Crafts, International, and Post-Modern styles to emerge downtown.

Next Tour:

Wednesday, December 7 at 10:00 am given by Lee Seeger

Future tours:

This tour is also scheduled on those dates in the calendar below (after the map) where the tour time is indicated (in red). You can advance to future months by clicking the >> symbol in the calendar title.

Location:

Meet at the corner of Stockton and Maiden Lane, just east of Union Square. Public transportation: MUNI line 38; also near Powell Muni/BART station.

Click here for public transit or driving directions to the starting point

Schedule:

This tour is offered all year

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*newly added tour(s) that are not listed in the printed brochure

Guides:

Coordinator(s): Lisa Ryers
Guide(s): Marian Halley, Ulla Kaprielian, Edward O'Neil, Lisa Ryers, Lee Seeger, Cara Tramontano, Barry Walner


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