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411: photo Exposition Auditorium, Civic Center SF 1915

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Title: Photograph of the Exposition Auditorium, Civic Center in San Francisco
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Description: Photograph of Exposition Auditorium. Approximately 30.5x50 cm. (12x19¾"), framed.Written neatly in ink at bottom of image, "Exposition Auditorium Civic Center San Francisco," plus the names of San Francisco's Board of Consulting Architects: John Galen Howard, Frederick H. Meyer, and John Reid, Jr. The three architects are jointly credited with the design of the Exposition Auditorium, completed in 1914, just in time for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. It was later re-named Civic Center Auditorium. John Reid, Jr. was an important San Francisco architect whose projects included police stations, hospitals, libraries and other civic buildings. He was raised in SF and obtained an undergraduate degree at UC Berkeley, and continued his education at the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He returned to San Francisco after Paris, and opened his own practice short thereafter in 1911.
Heading: zzf(San Francisco)Place Published:
Date Published: 1915


Not examined outside of frame, appears fine.

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