San Francisco

San Francisco's Jewel City

12:30 p.m. | Thursday, April 9, 2015

Image courtesy of Flickr user Ed Bierman

In 1915, a miniature city was built in what is now San Francisco’s Marina District, hosting an array of exhibits and events highlighting the wondrous possibilities of the 20th century. 100 years later, the new book San Francisco’s Jewel City examines how the Panama-Pacific International Exposition enabled a city devastated by disaster to rise from the ashes and begin reshaping its future.

Laura Ackley / author

Location

SPUR Urban Center
654 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
Phone: 415.781.8726

Admission

Free for SPUR Members
$10 for Non-Members

Refund Policy

Individual ticket purchases. If you request a refund between 2 and 10 business days prior to the event, SPUR can issue a 25 percent refund. Requests for refunds received less than 2 days prior to an event cannot be accommodated.

Sponsorship payments will not be refunded, as sponsorship benefits take effect immediately and are on-going through the date of the event.

 

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