Heritage is pleased to announce that Soirée 2014 will be held at the Palace of Fine Arts on Saturday, May 10. Inspired by the elegance of this most exquisite venue and the era that created it, this black-tie event will feature cocktails under the rotunda, fine dining, dancing, casino gaming, and a stellar silent auction.
As we approach the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, please join Heritage in celebrating Bernard Maybeck’s Palace of Fine Arts and all whose vision and extraordinary efforts have helped to preserve it for generations to come.
Stroll through the colonnades, and enjoy cocktails under the stars, followed by a spectacular dinner dance and entertainment. Prizes for the “super-silent auction” will include dinner at the French Laundry, an art tour of Oliver Ranch, and a private behind-the-scenes tour of Alcatraz, plus much more!
For underwriting opportunities or to receive an invitation, please contact Carolyn Squeri at 415-441-3000 x14 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special thanks to our media partner, Nob Hill Gazette, and our community partners, SF Recreation and Park Department and Cyrus Noble.
Can’t get enough historic neon? Mark your calendars for an electrifying quest through Union Square!
Join Heritage on Saturday, March 22 for an evening scavenger hunt in one of San Francisco’s most illuminated districts. Whether you’re a seasoned shutterbug or a budding iPhoneographer, grab your cameras for this fast-paced exploration of the city’s vintage neon signs!
Participants will be led through a brief primer on photographing neon before heading out in groups to complete our historic neon challenge. Drinks and discussion will follow at Lefty O’Doul’s.
The event will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m. and end by 8:00. Tickets are $10 for Heritage members and $15 for the general public (food and beverages not included). Registration is limited to 20 people. Additional information, including meeting location, will be emailed to participants.
Heritage and BOMA San Francisco are pleased to unveil a new commemorative gift in celebration of the city’s iconic architecture!
“San Francisco’s Splendid Survivors,” a first edition deck of playing cards, features 52 sepia-toned images of historic San Francisco, including 44 landmarks built between 1872 and 1938. Many of the images in this 56-card deck are originals from Heritage’s archive. The one-of-a-kind cards come in a linen finish with a black core and arrive in a hard, clear plastic “clamshell” gift case.
Each deck is available for $10 (including tax), plus shipping. Orders are available for pick-up at Heritage’s office or shipment. To purchase online and have your order shipped to you, please click “Buy” below. To arrange an order for pick-up, please contact Laura Dominguez.