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A plaza at the foot of a the 600 ft. building at 101 California Street. The plaza features a planted, terraced sitting area where workers can sit and take their lunch. Photo by K. Papai more
Founded in 1929 and located in San Francisco, California, Academy of Art University is the largest private Art and Design school in the country with over 17,000 students enrolled.  The University’s open enrollment policy offers greater opp... more
Academy of Art University is a private, proprietary institution of higher education offering professional study at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the fields of art and design. The Academy operates at the intersection of life and art in prep... more
The ACLU of Northern California works to preserve and guarantee the protections of the Constitution's Bill of Rights.   We aim to extend these freedoms to segments of our population who have traditionally been denied their rights, including pe... more
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The San Francisco chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design, is one of the largest and most active in the country, representing over 1,600 designers in graphics, interaction, experience, motion, and affiliated fields in the Greater Bay... more
AMA's San Francisco Executive Conference Center has 13 meeting rooms ranging in size from 208 to 1144 square feet and accommodating meetings up to 100 participants. All meeting rooms have built-in Audio Visual equipment, "Executive Style" seating and... more
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AIA San Francisco is committed to improving the quality of life in the Bay Area by promoting architecture and design. We further this goal through community involvement, education, advocacy, public outreach, member service, and professional excellenc... more
Founded in 1992 [as ARTwork Magazine], ARTworkSF is dedicated to helping emerging artists gain the confidence and exposure necessary to become successful "art businesses", enhancing the sales of established artists, and selling and renting original a... more
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555 California Street is a prominent modern skyscraper that stands as an iconic fixture in the San Francisco skyline and as an emblematic welcome to the Pacific Coast. Completed 44 years ago, the 52-story office tower has not lost any of its elegant... more
A great little alley that's full of some great eateries. more
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The Bently Reserve Conference Center is the epitome of everything San Francisco, boasting the West Coast's most advanced networking technologies, unparalleled eco-friendly operations, and the classic style of the Financial District's most distinguish... more
What if an eccentric chocolatier and a daredevil pop star had a whirlwind romance, got married while skydiving, and had a glamorous, glittering love child who grew up to rule a small nation? Welcome to Candytopia, where colossal candyfloss construct... more
Chinese Language Academy (CLA) has multiple locations in the San Francisco Bay Area region for individual students and also offers customized classes on the site of the corporate clients.  With current locations in the Financial District of San... more
Since 1980, City Arts & Lectures has presented programs covering a wide range of cultural perspectives. We host compelling figures whose work in literature, criticism, science, and the arts inspires us. We present events in an elegant theater setting... more
City College reflects the diversity and culture of San Francisco at its best. Established in 1935, the College has grown into one of the nation’s largest public colleges. Residents living in the vibrant Bay area communities attend City College... more
From Union Square to the Financial District, activities in downtown San Francisco usually revolve around work, shopping, eating or drinking. The Embarcadero Center has many great shops, while a walk down Market Street is usually a must for anybody... more
A little bit of extra sidewalk on the corner of Market and Sansome in front of the E-Trade Center. more
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This compact, concrete jungle of energy, style and international intrigue is a mecca for theater-enthusiasts, happy hour celebrants, and fashion-hungry urbanities with a lot of money to spend. During the day, the streets are filled with tourists maki... more
The Flood Building is one of San Francisco's best known landmarks. Completed in 1904, the Flood Building has withstood earthquakes and the threat of demolition. It is now the distinctive home to numerous businesses and continues to be one of San Fr... more
Founded in 1901 in San Francisco, Golden Gate University offers undergraduate and graduate programs in business and management, accounting, taxation, and law. more
HORIZONS ENVISIONS A WORLD IN WHICH LGBTQ PEOPLE LIVE LIVES OF    PRIDE, DIGNITY, JUSTICE, AND JOY AND WHERE: Strong, sustainable organizations have the resources to advocate for, serve, and celebrate the lives of LGBTQ people LGBTQ pe... more
The mission of Manilatown Heritage Foundation is to promote social and economic justice for Filipinos in America by preserving our history, advocating for equal access, and advancing our arts and culture.  It's a place for gathering, rememberin... more
A quaint place to shop for antiques and art, as well as an historic landmark. On the edge of the San Francisco's Financial District, near Chinatown, this area is one of The City's oldest examples of commercial architecture and holds its own collectio... more
The Japan Society of Northern California is an educational non-profit organization and the West Coast’s leading forum on Japan and US-Japan relations. Its mission is to strengthen cooperation and understanding between the peoples of the United... more
Kearny Street in San Francisco, California runs north from Market Street to The Embarcadero, with a gap on Telegraph Hill. Toward its south end, it separates the Financial District from the Union Square and Chinatown districts. Further north, it pas... more
A little alley like open area near the Transamerica Building. more
Most big parades and celebrations start at the beginning of Market Street, around 2nd at Market, and head up toward Civic Center Plaza. more
The Mechanics Monument, also known as The Mechanics, Mechanics Statue, or Mechanics Fountain since it originally featured as the centerpiece of a pool of water at the base during the first five years, is a bronze sculpture group by Douglas Tilden, lo... more
The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving public policy in California through independent, objective, nonpartisan research. The institute was established in 1994 with an endowment fro... more
Salesforce Tower, formerly known as the Transbay Tower, is a 1,070-foot (326 m) office skyscraper in a downtown that's slowly shifting south. It is located at 415 Mission Street between First and Fremont Streets, next to the Transbay Transit Center s... more
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Behind the curvature of a pearlescent lace-like awning, this multi-story San Francisco landmark transforms the former Transbay Terminal into a commuter hub and an urban destination. With interiors open to the light, it's a sociable, open space for pe... more
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One of the best kept secret rooftop gardens we’ve gone and blown up now—sorry, deck vets—but it’s time. This partially-shaded 15th-floor deck is complete with a sundial sculpture and epic views of the Transamerica Pyramid and... more
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Through research, education and advocacy, SPUR promotes good planning and good government in the San Francisco Bay Area.   SPUR brings people together from across the political spectrum to develop solutions to the big problems our cities face. W... more
StubHub is the fans' ticket marketplace, enabling customers to buy and sell tickets at fair market value to a vast selection of sporting, concert, theater and other live entertainment events, even those that are "sold out." StubHub reinvented the tic... more
Sydney Walton Square is a public park located just west of the Embarcadero; named after San Francisco banker Sydney Grant Walton.  The 2-acre park was designed by Peter Walker. It was created as part of the city of San Francisco's partnership wi... more
The Arts of Fashion Foundation is a 501(c) (3), public, non-profit organization, based in San Francisco, California, linking both academics and professionals alike and is dedicated in fostering international cultural exchange through the creation of... more
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The Transamerica Pyramid at 600 Montgomery Street between Clay and Washington Streets in the Financial District, is a 48-story futurist skyscraper... The building no longer houses the headquarters of the Transamerica Corporation, which moved its U.S.... more
Privately owned Redwood Park is a unique feature of Transamerica Pyramid Center: An intimate, half-acre redwood grove nestled between the skyscrapers of the Financial District. more
Whether you're looking to change careers, move up in your current position or just love to learn, we're here to help you achieve your goals. As the continuing education branch of UC Berkeley, our academic standards are of the highest caliber, whic... more
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) works in more than 190 countries and territories to put children first. UNICEF has helped save more children's lives than any other humanitarian organization by providing health care and immunizations... more