Tour Day 2016: Exploring Mid-Century Downtown San Francisco
Saturday, October 8, 2016, 10:00am – 12:00pm
In honor of DOCOMOMO US’s 10th annual tour day, the Northern California Chapter is excited to lead a tour of Modern sites in San Francisco’s downtown financial district. Get to know the buildings that thousands of people pass by every day on a walking tour looking at San Francisco through the lens of modern design history. Starting at Crown Zellerbach Plaza, the tour visits important works of architecture by SOM, Anshen and Allen, and Wurster, Bernardi & Emmons, and the landscape work of Lawrence Halprin and Sasaki, Walker, and Associates. Participants will begin with the city’s first modern skyscrapers from the late 1950s and end with the district-wide planning efforts sponsored by the Redevelopment Agency, including the Embarcadero Center and Golden Gateway.
Start Address: One Bush Plaza
Cost: Free for members of Docomomo US, $15 for the general public
Registration: Purchase advance tickets through Eventbrite
How to Join
Membership to Docomomo Noca is through Docomomo US. Members receive the bi-annual DOCOMOMO US newsletter, discounts to US and regional tours, lectures and events, including the International Conference, inclusion in the online DOCOMOMO social network, and membership in a regional chapter.
Please download the PDF membership form and mail it in or visit http://www.docomomo-us.org/contact/join to join through PayPal.
How to Donate
As an all-volunteer organization, Docomomo NOCA relies on the generous contributions of our friends and supporters in addition to any grants we may receive. If you value the quality architectural tours, events, and programs we produce every year and support our advocacy efforts and projects, then please donate today.
We are a registered [501(c)3]. All donations are tax deductible.
If you prefer to donate by mail, you may send a check to:
DOCOMOMO US/Northern California
PO Box 29226
San Francisco, CA 94129-0226