Upcoming Events

Aquatic Park 2 (David Wakely)

Aquatic Park © David Wakely.

2014 Lecture Series
July through November
Various locations

Tickets are now on sale for Heritage’s annual Lecture Series! Join us for a spectacular lineup featuring topics and historic venues that reveal the depth of San Francisco’s cultural legacy, including Latin Jazz, film and the preservation movement, Treasure Island, the New Deal, and women in preservation. Series passes (including all five lectures) are available for $40 for Heritage members and $60 for the general public. Individual lecture tickets are $10 for Heritage members and students (with valid ID) and $15 for the public.

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The proposed Preservation Element will include a section on disaster planning.

The proposed Preservation Element will include a section on disaster planning.


Preservation Element Open House
September 10, 2014
Old Mint (88 5th Street)

On Wednesday, September 10, Heritage and the San Francisco Planning Department will host a public open house for the draft Preservation Element of the City’s General Plan. The open house will take place at the Old Mint (88 5th Street) from 6 – 7:30 p.m.

The Preservation Element will establish a long-range vision for the protection of historic resources in San Francisco and will set forth a series of goals, objectives, and policies to accomplish that vision over time. Please join us September 10 and share your ideas about what should be included in San Francisco’s Preservation Element. For more information please visit the Department’s webpage.


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Photo by Roslyn Banish.

City Arts & Lectures: Jack Dorsey and Paul Goldberger
Monday, October 27
7:30 p.m.
Nourse Theater
275 Hayes Street

City Arts & Lectures will host a special evening with Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter and Square, and Paul Goldberger, Vanity Fair contributing editor, on Monday, October 27th. Held at the historic Nourse Theater, the program will examine the tech industry’s influence on urban and suburban design in the Bay Area, including the revitalization of historic buildings. Steve Winn, writer and frequent City Arts & Lectures interviewer, will lead the conversation between Dorsey and Goldberger. All net proceeds from the event will benefit SF Heritage and the Haas-Lilienthal House.