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This aerial view of Ghiradelli Square shows Ruth Asawa’s Mermaid Fountain and the former Ghiradelli Chocolate Company buildings readapted for retail use. Since 1982, Ghiradelli Square has been on the National Register of Historic Places. It was orginally the headquarters for the Ghiradelli Chocolate Company in 1893.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghirardelli_Square

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This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Dates

1926-

Creator 2 Role

Sculptor

Creator 3 Dates

1916-2009

Creator 3 Role

Landscape Architect

Creator 4 Role

Architects

Subject Headings

Cities and towns -- California -- San Francisco; Shopping centers -- California -- San Francisco;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

California

City Name

San Francisco

Keywords

arts, retail, shops, city dwellers, historic, public spaces, aerial

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