Ferry Building and Area Around It San Francisco, California
Designed in 1892 by American architect A. Page Brown in the Beaux Arts style, the ferry building was completed in 1898. At its opening, it was the largest project undertaken in the city up to that time. Brown designed the clock tower after the 12th-century Giralda bell tower in Seville, Spain, and the entire length of the building on both frontages is based on an arched arcade. [from wikipedia]
Farmers Market Inside Neighborhood Outside Plaques On Restoration Y2K Celebration
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Farmers Market, at Ferry Building, and Area Around It, San Francisco, California

A farmers' market is a physical retail marketplace intended to sell foods directly by farmers to consumers. Farmers' markets may be indoors or outdoors and typically consist of booths, tables or stands where farmers sell fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, and sometimes prepared foods and beverages.[from wikipedia]

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Inside, the Ferry Building, and Area Around It, San Francisco, California

The 660-foot-long (200 m) Great Nave was restored, together with its height and materials. A marketplace was created on the ground floor, the former baggage handling area.[from wikipedia]

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Neighborhood, around the Ferry Building, San Francisco, California

The ferry terminal is a designated San Francisco landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[from wikipedia]

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Outside, The Ferry Building, and Area Around It, San Francisco, California

San Francisco Municipal Railway's E Embarcadero and F Market & Wharves heritage railway lines have a station located on the pedestrian plaza in front of the Ferry Building.[from wikipedia]

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Plaques On, The Ferry Building, San Francisco, California

Opened in 1898, the building replaced a wooden predecessor constructed on the same site in 1875. The well built reinforced building with its arched arcades survived both the 1906 and the 1989 earthquakes with little damage. It served as the destination for commuters to San Francisco from the East Bay, who rode the ferry fleets of the Southern Pacific and the Key System.[from wikipedia]

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Restoration, of The Ferry Building, and Area Around It, San Francisco, California

By 1992, the freeway had been removed and San Francisco began to create a comprehensive port development plan that would revitalize the newly cleared space, create public access, and reintroduce the ferry service. As the most iconic element of the waterfront, the Ferry Building was central to the aesthetic and the overall success of the development plan, and its status as a historic landmark for both architecture and engineering made a sympathetic restoration essential. [from wikipedia]

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Y2K Celebration, at Ferry Building, and Area Around It, San Francisco, California

The Year 2000 problem, also known as the Y2K problem, the Millennium bug, the Y2K bug, or Y2K, is a class of computer bugs related to the formatting and storage of calendar data for dates beginning in the year 2000. Problems were anticipated, and arose, because many programs represented four-digit years with only the final two digits --making the year 2000 indistinguishable from 1900.[from wikipedia]

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