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Excavation and framing of the Administration Building, part of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Marin County Civic Center, San Rafael, California, circa 1960 [photograph]
Trimble, John
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1960
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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Groundbreaking for the Marin County Civic Center Administration Building took place in 1960, a year after architect Frank Lloyd Wright's death; the building was completed in 1962. The four-story Administration Building is 584 feet long. 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. The Marin County Civic Center is a national and state designated historic landmark. It is located in San Rafael, California.
1 35 mm color slide
Stockstad 4-13
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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