Bliss & Faville Architecture Photos

Walter Danforth Bliss (1872-1956) & William Baker Faville met at MIT & worked together at McKim, Mead & White before moving to San Francisco in 1898. Their first major work was the St Francis Hotel.

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St. Francis Hotel on Union Square. San Francisco, CA.St. Francis Hotel on Union Square. San Francisco, CA.Masonic Temple now the New Conservatory Theatre. San Francisco, CA.Masonic Temple carved portal. San Francisco, CA.
St. Francis Hotel (1904 & 7) on Union Square. San Francisco, CA. Architect: Walter Danforth Bliss & William Baker Faville.St. Francis Hotel on Union Square. San Francisco, CA.Masonic Temple (1913) (25 Van Ness) now the New Conservatory Theatre. San Francisco, CA. Architect: Walter Danforth Bliss & William Baker Faville.Masonic Temple carved portal. San Francisco, CA.
California State Office Building to right of City Hall in front of other government office buildings. San Francisco, CA.PG&E Headquarters on Market Street. CA.

California State Office Building (1926) to right of City Hall in front of other government office buildings. San Francisco, CA. Style: Beaux Arts. Architect: Walter Danforth Bliss & William Baker Faville. On National Register.PG&E Headquarters (former Matson building) on Market Street. CA. Architect: Bakewell & Brown. On National Register.


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