Marin County Civic Center - #999
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas
N 37° 59.802 W 122° 31.835
10S E 541215 N 4205552
Quick Description: A plaque located at the Marin Civic center which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/13/2006 5:57:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMQC2
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 51

Long Description:
The Civic Center Complex was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (1869-1959) near the end of his long career. The administration Building was completed in 1962 and the Hall of Justice in 1970. They are the only government buildings designed by the distinguished architect that were ever actually constructed. The project fully embodied Wright's ideal of organic architecture-a synthesis of buildings and landscape. In Wright's words, the structures were planned to 'melt into the sunburnt hills.'

Today this building still acts as the civic center. The plaque is located on the wall in the section of the building that goes over the roadway.
Marker Number: 999.00

Marker Name: Marin County Civic Center

County: Marin

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 12/31/1992

Location:
Civic Center, San Rafael (plaque in storage, 3rd floor, County Counsel's Office)


Website: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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