Today marks the 108th anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, an event which wrecked havoc across the entire city and resulted in the indefinite closure of the de Young. Since 1906, the museum has survived several tremblers, although our building has not. The construction of the new Herzog & de Meuron designed was precipitated by damage that the old de Young incurred during the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, and the new de Young now stands as one of the safest places to be during an earthquake! Learn more in this archived blog post.
Country French Magazine | Fall/Winter2011 | Photograph Brian Harrison | Peter & Carolyn Oswald Home in Provence/Amazing French garden!