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South end of the Administration Building, looking north, at the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Marin County Civic Center, San Rafael, California, circa 1961 [photograph]
Trimble, John
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1961
Publication Information
Marin County Free Library, Anne T. Kent California Room
Contributing Institution
Marin County Free Library
Frank Lloyd Wright and the Marin County Civic Center
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The Marin County Civic Center, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is located in San Rafael, California. Groundbreaking for the Civic Center Administration Building took place in 1960, a year after his death, and was completed in 1962. The four-story Administration Building is 584 feet long and features a repeated arch design throughout. Basic construction is of pre-cast, pre-stressed floor systems with combined steel and concrete vertical supports. Exterior balconies and internal walkways are cantilevered over the supports. The structure houses the County's administrative, financial and physical development departments, as well as the Marin County Free Library and the Anne T. Kent California Room.
1 35 mm color slide
stockstad 2-19
Marin County Civic Center
Architecture and government--California
Organic architecture--California
Civic centers--Design and construction
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
Marin County (Calif.)
Santa Venetia (Calif.)
San Rafael (Calif.)
Harold Stockstad Slide Collection, Anne T. Kent California Room

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