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Scettrini Ranch, the site of the future Marin County Civic Center designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, San Rafael, California, circa 1956 [photograph]
Trimble, John
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1956
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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On April 27, 1957, Marin County Board of Supervisors purchased the 140-acre Scettrini Ranch in the Santa Venetia neighborhood of San Rafael for $551,416, for use as the site of the new civic center and county fairgrounds. Frank Lloyd Wright was formally chosen as the architect in July, 1957.
1 35 mm color slide
stockstad 1-34
Marin County Civic Center
Architecture and government--California
Organic architecture--California
Civic centers--Design and construction
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
Scettrini, Edward F
Marin County (Calif.)
Santa Venetia (Calif.)
San Rafael (Calif.)
Harold Stockstad Slide Collection, Anne T. Kent California Room

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