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Ferry Building Marketplace, The Embarcadero, San Francisco

RIBA Ref No RIBA33340
Architect/DesignerBrown, Arthur Page (1859-1895)
Artist/PhotographerTinero, Danielle
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco
Subject Date1898
Image Date2007
MediumDigital image
Colour InfoColour
CreditDanielle Tinero / RIBA Collections
SubjectSeaside architecture ; Transport buildings ; Bridges ; Harbours ; Arches ; Clock towers ; Coastline ; Steel ; Concrete ; Stone ; Arcades ; Shopping centres
NOTES: This was one of the first steel-framed buildings in San Francisco and it survived both the 1906 and 1989 earthquakes unscathed. The Ferry Building and the central waterfront were restored after the Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989 irreparably damaged the Embarcadero Freeway which had been built across the face of the Ferry Building. It re-opened in 2003 both as a ferry terminus and shopping centre.

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