San Francisco & Bay Area Photos

Over 1,500 original photos of Bay Area: tourist attractions, architecturally-significant buildings, parks, monuments, museums.

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Skylines & Sunsets Golden Gate Bridge from Coit Tower at sunset. San Francisco, CA Bank of America Center between stepped Marriott, & Transamerica pyramid. San Francisco, CA Suspension sections of Oakland Bay Bridge & Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA
Golden Gate Bridge / Fort Point Golden Gate Bridge 6,450 feet with 4,200 feet between towers by Joseph Strauss. San Francisco, CA Richmond San Rafael Bridge Richmond San Rafael bridge. San Francisco, CA
Ferry Building, San Francisco Ferry Building. San Francisco, CA Oakland Bay Bridge Oakland Bay Bridge from Ferry Building. San Francisco, CA
Fisherman's Wharf Fishermans Wharf pier. San Francisco, CA Crabs at Fishermans Wharf. San Francisco, CA Clock tower on Ghirardelli Square. San Francisco, CA
Pier 39. San Francisco Rainbow over Pier 39. San Francisco, CA Musée Mécanique Machine showing film of 1915 World's Fair & Firemen Race game at Musée Mécanique. San Francisco, CA
Submarine USS Pampanito & Liberty Ship O'Brien Submarine USS Pampanito & armed historical National Memorial Liberty Ship Jeremiah O'Brien. San Francisco, CA Alcatraz Alcatraz island in San Francisco Bay which was once an unescapable prison. San Francisco, CA
Maritime National Historical Park, San Francisco Three-masted Balclutha at Maritime National Historical Park. San Francisco, CA Northwestern Pacific logo on ferry boat Eureka at Maritime National Historical Park. San Francisco, CA WPA mural with sword fish at National Maritime Museum. San Francisco, CA
Sea Lions Toothy challenge of Sea lions at Pier 39. San Francisco, CA Cliff House & Pacific Beaches Cliff House with totem pole & Giant Camera over Pacific Ocean. San Francisco, CA
Coit Tower & Murals Coit Tower fluting & observation deck details. San Francisco, CA Railroad yard mural by William Hestal in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA
Telegraph Hill SS Peter & Paul Church. San Francisco, CA
Chinatown Red & yellow signs in Chinatown. San Francisco, CA Dragon teapot in Chinatown. San Francisco, CA
Union Square Bronze Victory statue by Robert Aitken on top of Dewey Monument column by Newton Tharp in Union Square. San Francisco, CA
Yerba Buena Park Boat-shaped sculpture in front of Museum of Modern Art. San Francisco, CA Sculpted cartoon character by Maurice Sendak in Where the Wild Things Are children's attraction at Metreon. San Francisco, CA
City Hall City Hall dome cupola. San Francisco, CA City Hall central staircase. San Francisco, CA
Civic Center New State Office Building. San Francisco, CA Opera House facade. San Francisco, CA
Asian Art Museum Asian Art Museum in the former San Francisco Public Library building. San Francisco, CA Bronze ritual wine vessel in form of animal from China at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA Netsuke of monkey in coils of snake from Japan at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA
California Historical Society Museum, San Francisco Upper story details of California Historical Society Museum. San Francisco, CA Festival Hall building detail of Panama-Pacific International Exposition model at California Historical Society. San Francisco, CA
Haas-Lilienthal House, San Francisco Queen Anne corner tower of Haas-Lilienthal House with stick & East Lake style details. San Francisco, CA Front parlor fireplace at Haas-Lilienthal House. San Francisco, CA Magic Chef gas range by American Stove Co. still in use in kitchen at Haas-Lilienthal House. San Francisco, CA
Van Ness Cadillac Showroom [aka Don Lee Building]. San Francisco, CA
Palace of Fine Arts Dome & friezes of Palace of Fine Arts. San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Transit Front end of cable car. San Francisco, CA
Golden Gate Park View of Golden Gate Park from observation tower of de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA Entrance gate to Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park. San Francisco, CA Windmill in Golden Gate Park. San Francisco, CA
California Academy of Sciences California Academy of Science by Renzo Piano with living roof. San Francisco, CA Reef viewing at California Academy of Science. San Francisco, CA Emerald tree boa from Amazon Basin at California Academy of Sciences, Steinhart Aquarium. San Francisco, CA
De Young Museum Observation tower at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA Scene from "the Mikado" painting by Henry Alexander at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA Colima earthenware dog scratching its head from West Mexico at de Young Museum. San Francisco, CA
Legion of Honor Museum Entry arch of Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA Eiffel Tower painting by Georges Seurat at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA Porcelain tea & coffee service from Sèvres, France at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA
San Francisco de Asis (Mission Dolores) Mission Mission Dolores old & new churches. San Francisco, CA Basilica of Mission Dolores. San Francisco, CA
Mission Dolores Basilica Stained Glass Windows Stained glass detail of San Francisco de Asis Mission. CA
Oakland & Alameda, CA Tribune Tower is modeled on the Campanile in Venice. Oakland, CA Jules Harder, First Chef of Palace Hotel portrait by Joseph A. Harrington at Oakland Museum of California. Oakland, CA Bow of USS Hornet CV-12. Alameda, CA
Marin County Civic Center Marin County Civic Center detail of arched rhythm. Marin, CA Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture in California Arched portal of Frank Lloyd Wright building. San Francisco, CA
Fort Ross Russian Settlement Fort Ross Russian Orthodox Church reconstruction of 1825 original with hexagonal tower. CA
Napa Valley Wine Region Stained glass window in showroom of Niebaum Coppola Estate. Rutherford, CA
Palo Alto & Peninsula Hanna-Honeycomb House window detail. Palo Alto, CA
Stanford University Hoover Tower at Stanford University. Palo Alto, CA
San Jose Cathedral Basilica of Saint Joseph. San Jose, CA San Jose Technology Museum Tech Museum of Innovation. San Jose, CA
Winchester House, San Jose Winchester House built under direction of Sarah Winchester, widow of rifle manufacturer William Winchester. San Jose, CA Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, San Jose Papyrus & columns on facade of Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA
Monterey Cooper-Molera Adobe front door & shutters. Monterey, CA Brightly colored jellyfish in Monterey Bay Aquarium. Monterey, CA
Santa Cruz House of Francisco Alzina, first sheriff of Santa Clara. Santa Cruz, CA

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