Westfield Center, San Francisco

The dome viewed from theater level
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The glass wall and ceiling over the Movie theater level allowed a view of the external part of the old Emporium dome over the man part of the Shopping Center.


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The rotunda under the dome
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A large rotunda laid under the old dome. The wide walking and seating area is arranged according to seasonal needs. Opposite the movie theater are restaurants.


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Looking down
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From the topmost area where the move theater was, the view down allowed one to see all the way to the first floor. This arrangement created a very open feeling under bright skylights and windows.


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Child strollers race to the next bargain
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Strollers were available to make shopping fun for the adult and child alike. These were rolling cars that allowed the child to pretend to drive.
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Places to rest
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Places to sit and rest were provided on the lower level. In general, this shopping center appeared to have sufficient seating.


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A candy stall
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This candy stall was typical of the several small vendors scattered across the three main levels.


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Window below the dome
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The old Emporium store dome was restored for the new shopping center. This was one of the many arched windows surrounding the inside of the dome.


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Shoppers on a walkway
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On the third floor, part of the walkway was lit from below by the lighting on the second floor. The effect was as if shoppers were walking on a Go board.


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Looking up at the dome
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When standing in the center of the rotunda, the inside of the old Emporium dome was visible dirctly above.


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More windows below the dome
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Along one side of the shopping center was offices. The office windows looked out onto the rotunda.


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An office high rise
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Outside one of the dome windows an office building was visible.


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Looking down
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The view down to lower levels appeared almost like an Escher external link painting.


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The original Westfield Center
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Connected to this new shopping center was the old Westfield center with its unique curved escalators.


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