Ferry Building

Ferry Building
CitySan Francisco
CountryUnited States
Year1896 - 1898


  • Architect:Arthur Page Brown

Building Info

  • Alias:Union Ferry Depot Tower
  • Materials:steel frame structure
    reinforced concrete
  • Height:71,6m / 235ft
  • Floors:12
  • Address:Market Street at the Embarcadero


  • Modeled after the 12th century Giralda Tower of the Cathedral in Sevilla, Spain.
    The tower was severely damaged by the 1906 earthquake. After the quake, the brick and sandstone walls were replaced with reinforced concrete.
    Completely renovated in 1999-2003.
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