From San Francisco's stately Victorian homes to Sonoma's historic Mission, over 600 entries fill this convenient, information-packed gem of a guidebook to notable architectural sites around the Bay Area. Including classic estates, civic buildings, parks, and public artworks and illustrated throughout with hundreds of black-and-white photographs, this comprehensive, one-of-a-kind volume is arranged geographically, featuring one chapter for each of 12 San Francisco neighborhoods. Eight additional chapters cover areas of interest outside the city -- San Jose, Stanford, Berkeley, Oakland, Marin, Sonoma, Napa, and Petaluma -- and include walking tours for each location. An indispensable reference for historians and preservationists, as well as tourists and residents, "San Francisco Architecture "is the definitive guide to some of the world's most distinctive architecture.
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