San Francisco City Hall

John Canning & Co. used traditional gold leaf and gilding methods and materials on San Francisco's City Hall.

San Francisco City Hall Worker Gilding

BUILDING FACTS

Location: San Francisco, CA
Built: 1915
Architect: Arthur Brown, Jr.
Style: Beaux Arts
National Historic Landmark

SCOPE

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The SF City Hall dome is the tallest dome in the US at 361 feet.

John Canning & Co. worked under extreme weather conditions and a difficult working environment.


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