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Women's Building, San Francisco

Women's Building - San Francisco, California
Women's Building
3543 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110Map
+1 415 431 1180
Neighborhood: Mission District

The Women's Building is multi-ethnic and a multi cultural service center for women and girls, wherein they are provided with skills and resources so as to have an equal and important role to play in society. The colorful mural that covers this building, Maestrapeace, portrays famous women of the last century. Images include Georgia O'Keefe and Audre Lord. Ten San Francisco artists and 80 female volunteers, some of them local school children, painted this mural in 1994. Not only is this most colorful mural in the city, it is also the largest. It was founded in 1971 and is owned by women as well as operated by them. This center helps women and girls to be self-sufficient by providing them with certain services and programs. They also educate women and girls. It also rents out the space for private functions. For further details, check the website.

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  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: 16th Street
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