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Marin Center

10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA 94903-5204
+1 415-499-6400
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Frankie at his best

I have been in Architecture for 30 years. Frank Lloyd Wrights was a master. Even if you don't... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
Sylvia821
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Sonoma, California
Interesting architecture and pleasant summer walk with ducks and others

The Civic Center itself is well worth a short visit, especially if one is a fan of Frank Loyd... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
millvalle
,
Larkspur, California
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“concert hall” (3 reviews)
“guided tour” (4 reviews)
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10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA 94903-5204
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+1 415-499-6400
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"interesting architecture"
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"public library"
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"great acoustics"
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"fourth floor"
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"open to the public"
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"farmers market"
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"building"
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Reviewed January 19, 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

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Reviewed January 18, 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

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Reviewed December 23, 2016

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

Thank sfmaria101
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Reviewed November 26, 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.

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Reviewed November 14, 2016

Comfortable seating and good sight lines. Wish they had more shows. I think they need a new booking agency.

Thank Robert K
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

The Marin Center broke ground on 1960 after Wright had died. but it carries his style everywhere. It is an old building and it looks it, but it is beautiful inside and out. I had to go to traffic court there and had a great...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

There were no lines to wade through at Will Call. The Box Office staff were kind and courteous. The lines to the Bar were about 5 deep, so not too bad. The ushers pointed us to our row and told us about how far in...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2016

Interesting architecture, a lake to walk around, and a library dome. Very enjoyable, especially for a government building.

Thank minimuffinlover
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Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Loved the visit, wish I could have stayed longer to visit the art gallery on third floor or taken advantage of the trails from the fourth floor outdoor space.

Thank Kelly L
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Reviewed April 30, 2016

Very quiet center with a library and beautiful view from the top of building. Has a very nice pool on top of roof.

Thank 495marcusk
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