Coit Tower, Telegraph Hill, San Francisco

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RIBApix ref no RIBA33320
Architect/DesignerBrown, Arthur (1874-1957)
Artist/PhotographerTinero, Danielle
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco
Subject Date1933
Image Date2007
ViewExterior
StyleArt Deco
MediumDigital image
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Danielle Tinero / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Coit Tower was built in 1933 with funds from Lillie Hitchcock Coit who left one third of her fortune for the beautification of the city. It is both a memorial for Lillie Hitchcock Coit and for the San Francisco firemen she supported.

Subject tags

concrete, towers, monuments