Rebirth of the Ferry Building

From SPUR:

Rehabilitated in 2003, the San Francisco Ferry Building has become a world-class destination. The building, originally completed in 1903, is now home to a locally oriented public food market and 175,000 square feet of Class A office space. Come hear from project developer Chris Meany of Wilson Meany Sullivan and project architects Jay Turnbull of Page & Turnbull, Cathy Simon of Perkins + Will and Hans Baldauf of BCV Architects, as they tell us the story of the Ferry Building’s transformation. Co-presented with San Francisco Architectural Heritage.

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