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San Francisco Area Art Deco & Streamline Moderne Buildings (page 2)

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Bank of America
San Francisco, CA
This Bank of America branch was built in 1929 as a Bank of Italy branch. [map]

3rd Street Islais Creek Bridge
San Francisco, CA
The 3rd Street Islais Creek Bridge was designed by Leon Hagop Nishkian. It was built in 1945. [map]

Shell Building
San Francisco, CA
The Shell Building was designed by George W. Kelham and built in 1929. The Shell Oil Company occupied the building until the 1960s. For more, see this website. [map]

commercial building
San Francisco, CA
This commercial building appears to be from the late 1920s or 1930s. It may have been built as a department store. Does anyone know when it was built or what business was here originally? [map]

former Discount Glass
San Francisco, CA

2008 and 2014:

2020:

The Discount Glass Company building was built in 1936. Before Discount Glass moved into the building, it was painted purple and green. Discount Glass closed sometime between 2008 and these 2014 photos. By 2016, the building had been painted pink and white and was housing a church. Does anyone know what the original occupant was? [map]

Art Deco buildings
San Francisco, CA
These side-by-side Art Deco buildings appear to be from the 1920s or 1930s. Does anyone know what businesses they housed originally? [map]

Verdi Club
San Francisco, CA
The Verdi Club was established in 1916 as a private club. It moved to this location in 1935. This sign was installed later. It may be from the 1950s. For more, see this website. [map]

Francis Scott Key Elementary School
San Francisco, CA
Francis Scott Key Elementary School was built in 1938. [map]

George Washington High School
San Francisco, CA
George Washington High School was designed by Miller and Pflueger and built from 1934-1936. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

James Lick Middle School
San Francisco, CA
The James Lick Middle School was designed by William H. Crim, Jr. and built in 1932. [map]

Marina Middle School
San Francisco, CA
Marina Middle School was designed by Kelham & Day and built in 1936. [map]

Rincon Center
San Francisco, CA
Rincon Center was built as the Rincon Annex Post Office in 1940. It was designed by Gilbert S. Underwood. In the late 1980s, the building was adapted for shops, restaurants, offices, and apartments. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Treasure Island Administration Building
San Francisco, CA
The Treasure Island Administration Building was designed by George Kelham. It was built in 1939 as the welcome center for the Golden Gate International Exposition. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Hall of Transportation
San Francisco, CA
The Hall of Transportation, also known as Building 2, was built in 1938 for the Golden Gate International Exposition. It was designed by William Peyton Day and George William Kelham. The plan was to use the building after the Exposition as an airplane hangar but that never happened. The building now houses Island Creative. [map]