Expansive Entrance Marin County Civic Center

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Entrance, Marin County Civic Center

posted by alias Melinda Young Stuart on Tuesday 6th of February 2018 04:05:53 PM

The structure varies from 2-to-4-stories, depending on the ground height at various points. It stretches like a "lazy L" over several small hills and valleys. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in the late 1950s. Wikipedia: "The Marin County Civic Center, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is located in San Rafael, California, United States. Groundbreaking for the Civic Center Administration Building took place in 1960, after Wright's death and under the watch of Wright's protégé, Aaron Green, and was completed in 1962. The Hall of Justice was begun in 1966 and completed in 1969. Veterans Memorial Auditorium opened in 1971, and the Exhibit Hall opened in 1976. Located away from the former county seat in downtown San Rafael, the expansive complex stretches across two valleys just east of US 101. Its pink stucco walls, blue roof and scalloped balconies are distinctive. The smaller wing is the county administration building and the larger the Hall of Justice, joined by a round structure on a small hill that houses a county library."


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