San Francisco Ferry Building

  • Also Known As: Ferry Building
  • Also Known As: Union Ferry Depot

  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1895/00/00 Arthur P Brown Architect Edward H Swain assist A Page Brown in preparing plans for the H S Crocker Building and the Ferry Building, and after Brown's death in 1895, Swain remains in charge of work on the structure several years.
1895/00/00 Edward R Swain Architect Edward H Swain assist A Page Brown in preparing plans for the H S Crocker Building and the Ferry Building, and after Brown's death in 1895, Swain remains in charge of work on the structure several years.
1899/08/01 John Galen Howard Architect John Galen Howard takes fourth prize in the "Phoebe Hearst Architectural Plan for the University of California", master plan for the Berkeley campus.
1899/08/01 Phoebe Hearst Benefactor Deadline for the "Phoebe Hearst Architectural Plan for the University of California" to design the Berkeley campus master plan Judging took place in San Francisco's Ferry Building, where they selected Emile Bernard the winner.
1899/08/01 Emile Benard Architect Deadline for the "Phoebe Hearst Architectural Plan for the University of California" to design the Berkeley campus master plan Judging took place in San Francisco's Ferry Building, where they selected Emile Bernard the winner.
1906/04/25 Amadeo Peter Giannini Work Amadeo Giannini operates the Bank of Italy on planks laid across two barrels on Washington Street Wharf. A P Giannini ask the local business owners what do they need to rebuild and gives them a loan. Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
2009/00/00 Cowgirl Creamery's Red Hawk wins a Gold Ribbon and 2nd Best-in-Show at the American Cheese Society's Annual Conference. There is a Cowgirl Creamery at The Ferry Plaza, One Embarcadero, No 17. Cowgirl Creamery's Red Hawk

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Particulars for San Francisco Ferry Building:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Architectural Style Beaux Arts
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Engineering
Historic Use Government Office
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Architectural Style Neoclassical
Owner Private
Area of Significance Railroad
Area of Significance Transportation
Historic Use Water-related



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 1st December 1978

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Union Ferry Depot
Registry Address: Embarcadero at Market St.
Registry Number: 78000760
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Brown,Page A.
Architectural Style: Classical revival, Beaux arts
Area in Acres: 2
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Historic Function: Government, Transportation
Historic Sub-Function: Water-related, Rail-related, Government office
Current Function: Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function: Business

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