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Visit War Memorial Opera House

February 15, 2018

The War Memorial Opera House is at 301 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco. It is an integral part of San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center and home to San Francisco Opera since 1932. San Francisco was the first city in the country to have an opera house owned by the municipality. The city issued four million dollars in municipal bonds to fund the design and subsequent construction in 1927. Arthur Brown Jr. was appointed to design the building. He had designed San Francisco City Hal...