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Mobilizing to Sustain San Francisco’s Living History – Preservation Leadership Forum – A Program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

In San Francisco, preservationists and others have been trying to figure out how to best conserve the city’s non-architectural heritage as skyrocketing rents and real estate speculation displace mainstays of the city’s cultural landscape.

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Preserving history: San Mateo’s House of Merkel, art deco exterior undergoing restoration – – San Mateo Daily Journal

A piece of downtown San Mateo history is getting a shiny new finish as the owners of the House of Merkel are undergoing the painstaking process of restoring the 1930s terra-cotta tiled Art Deco exterior. 

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Coit Tower – Conservation Work Continues

Conservation work is moving forward on the murals, stucco, and lobby-mounted oil canvas paintings up at Coit Tower in San Francisco. ARG/CS conservators are working with Anne Rosenthal Fine Art, the < a href="http://www.sfartscommission.org/">San Francisco Arts Commission, and SF Recreation and Park Department on the project, and we are blogging

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Coit Tower – Mural Conservation Begins

The San Francisco Arts Commission has undertaken conservation treatment of the interior murals at Coit Tower, one of the most important troves of WPA-era artwork in the country. This work is starting on the heels of an extensive repair project for the building, led by the San Francisco Recreation and

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