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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Civil Engineering Landmark
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(Date Photographed: 10:07:58 Sunday 6 May 2108)
(Date Published: Saturday 9 June 2018)
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A plaque on the front of the Ferry Building labeled it a, "California Historic Civil Engineering Landmark."


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Restricted Stairs
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A sign in front of the grand staircase leading up into the Ferry Building said, "SF Fire Department Safety Code. Please Do Not Sit On Stairs."


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Erected 1896
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A sign etched in concrete read, "Erected in A.D. 1896 by the Board of State Harbor Commissioners."


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Historic Rehabilitation
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Another sign on the front of the Ferry Building read, "Ferry Building Historic Rehabilitation 2003."


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