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Marin Center

10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA 94903-5204
+1 415-499-6400
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Ratings are always a hard call. A favorite burger place gets five stars from people, and so does... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Timothy T
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San Rafael, California
Historic Landmark still works for civic matters

Even if you are not going to the Permit Center for a Building Permit, it is a worthwhile building... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Nina L
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Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
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10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA 94903-5204
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ratings are always a hard call. A favorite burger place gets five stars from people, and so does the French Laundry. Kind of comparing apples to oranges. This building is not a five star in terms of excitement and wonder, but if you are interested...More

Thank Timothy T
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Even if you are not going to the Permit Center for a Building Permit, it is a worthwhile building to check out. The interior skylight lite courtyards are still very dramatic in this vintage Frank Lloyd Wright designed complex that even has a Library.

Thank Nina L
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Check out Farmer's Market on Sunday and then walk across interior road to Lagoon Park for stroll around the lake and eat some of your Market food. Fisher people were catching Carp and Bass and kids don't need a license. We made two circles of...More

Thank BoulderNut
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

While I do drop into CC to conduct a piece of business the fact is I worked in the building for a good portion of my career. The is a special building and one of few if not only government building built by Frank Lloyd...More

Thank gsax
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright reveals that he was far beyond his time in his life.Everywhere throughout the buildings and landscape is a thoughtful and useful curve or line.The library open to the public is the most comfortable space with history displayed on the...More

Thank happyM756XP
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Docent tours of this Frank Lloyd Wright designed building take place every Wednesday morning at 10.30. It costs $10 and reservations are not required. Our guide Joel was very well informed and the tour was fascinating, it included the chamber and the library. Highly recommended.

Thank verity554
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I have been in Architecture for 30 years. Frank Lloyd Wrights was a master. Even if you don't take the official tour, which I would recommend. The art of his building is fascinating. The details that are continually carried through to the smallest details in...More

Thank Sylvia821
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Civic Center itself is well worth a short visit, especially if one is a fan of Frank Loyd Wright - a building unusual in its day and still quite out of the ordinary today. The Sunday Farmers market is one of the best and...More

Thank millvalle
Reviewed 23 December 2016

This building, designed by Frank Lloyd wright , has an adjoining concert hall which has excellent acoustics...

Thank sfmaria101
Reviewed 26 November 2016

It comprises a number of buildings, size to suit the event. Plenty of parking. Nice location adjacent to the lagoon, and close to hotels.

Thank nepenthium
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