Coit Tower & Murals, San Francisco Photos

The 180 feet tall Coit Tower (1933) on Telegraph Hill is a popular viewpoint. It is also celebrated for a series of Art Deco 1934 murals sponsored by the U.S. government as Depression relief project under the direction of Dr. Walter Heil. The project employed 25 of San Francisco's best artists.

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Coit Tower on Telegraph Hill is 180 feet tall. San Francisco, CA.Coit Tower fluting & observation deck details. San Francisco, CA.Coit Tower dominates neighborhood of Telegraph Hill. San Francisco, CA.Fresco crediting Public Works of Art Project murals in lobby of Coit Tower paid for by U.S. government as Depression relief project under the direction of Dr. Walter Heil & employing 25 of region's best artists. San Francisco, CA.
Coit Tower (1933) on Telegraph Hill is 180 feet tall. San Francisco, CA. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Henry Howard.Coit Tower fluting & observation deck details. San Francisco, CA.Coit Tower dominates neighborhood of Telegraph Hill. San Francisco, CA.Fresco crediting Public Works of Art Project (1934) murals in lobby of Coit Tower paid for by U.S. government as Depression relief project under the direction of Dr. Walter Heil & employing 25 of region's best artists. San Francisco, CA.
Electricity & motor machine force mural by Ray Boynton in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Surveyor mural by Ray Boynton in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Pneumatic drill operator mural by Ray Boynton in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Depression tent dwellers pan for gold mural by John Langley Howard in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
Electricity & motor machine force mural by Ray Boynton (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Surveyor mural by Ray Boynton (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Pneumatic drill operator mural by Ray Boynton (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Depression tent dwellers pan for gold mural by John Langley Howard (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
May 1st labor demonstration mural by John Langley Howard in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Railroad yard mural by William Hestal in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Idle shipyard mural by William Hestal in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Laboratory workers mural by Ralph Stackpole in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
May 1st labor demonstration mural by John Langley Howard (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Railroad yard mural by William Hestal (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Idle shipyard mural by William Hestal (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Laboratory workers mural by Ralph Stackpole (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
Chemical workers mural by Ralph Stackpole in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Steel plant workers mural by Ralph Stackpole in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Steel mill workers mural by Ralph Stackpole in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Cannery workers mural by Ralph Stackpole in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
Chemical workers mural by Ralph Stackpole (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Steel plant workers mural by Ralph Stackpole (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Steel mill workers mural by Ralph Stackpole (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Cannery workers mural by Ralph Stackpole (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
Packaging line workers mural by Ralph Stackpole in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Newsgathering mural by Suzanne Scheuer in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Library mural detail by Bernard Zackheim in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Library mural by Bernard Zackheim in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
Packaging line workers mural by Ralph Stackpole (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Newsgathering mural by Suzanne Scheuer (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Library mural detail by Bernard Zackheim (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Library mural by Bernard Zackheim (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
Scientist mural by Mallette Dean in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Stockbroker mural by Mallette Dean in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Surveyor mural by Clifford Wight in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Cowboy with lariat mural by Clifford Wight in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
Scientist mural by Mallette Dean (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Stockbroker mural by Mallette Dean (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Surveyor mural by Clifford Wight (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Cowboy with lariat mural by Clifford Wight (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
City life mural by Victor Arnautoff in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Crowd in the street mural by Victor Arnautoff in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Cop with a callbox mural by Victor Arnautoff in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Carting produce mural by Victor Arnautoff in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
City life mural by Victor Arnautoff (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Crowd in the street mural by Victor Arnautoff (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Cop with a callbox mural by Victor Arnautoff (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Carting produce mural by Victor Arnautoff (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
City life mural by Victor Arnautoff in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Armed robbery mural by Victor Arnautoff in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Banking clerks handling money mural by George Harris in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Lawyers doing research mural by George Harris in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
City life mural by Victor Arnautoff (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Armed robbery mural by Victor Arnautoff (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Banking clerks handling money mural by George Harris (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Lawyers doing research mural by George Harris (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
Department store mural by Frede Vidar in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Lunch counter mural by Frede Vidar in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Picking oranges mural by Maxine Albro in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Drying apricots mural by Maxine Albro in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
Department store mural by Frede Vidar (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Lunch counter mural by Frede Vidar (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Picking oranges mural by Maxine Albro (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Drying apricots mural by Maxine Albro (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
Harvesting grapes mural by Maxine Albro in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Weighing hams mural by Ray Bertrand in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Butchering pig mural by Ray Bertrand in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Inspecting beef mural by Ray Bertrand in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
Harvesting grapes mural by Maxine Albro (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Weighing hams mural by Ray Bertrand (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Butchering pig mural by Ray Bertrand (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.Inspecting beef mural by Ray Bertrand (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.
Dairy farming mural by Ray Bertrand in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.


Dairy farming mural by Ray Bertrand (1934) in Coit Tower. San Francisco, CA.



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