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Marin Center

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A Beautiful Unique Building

This building is well worth a visit. There are gorgeous indoor gardens and the architecture is one... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2019
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Renewed efforts are paying off

As a place to tour and have a relatively inexpensive lunch at the top floor coffee shop, The Marin... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2019
San Rafael, California
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Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

This building is well worth a visit. There are gorgeous indoor gardens and the architecture is one of a kind. Take the time to tour this building and attend a farmer's market in the parking lot on a Sunday or Thursday. I met Anthony Bourdain...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

As a place to tour and have a relatively inexpensive lunch at the top floor coffee shop, The Marin County Civic Center is now showing the signs of it having received a revival of more community support with the past couple of years. There are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2018

I encourage you to visit this place. It is open during the work week and there are some times guided tours. The cafeteria is on the second floor. They make a good hamburger on bakery bread and have good salads. There is space to sit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

I have been at the Marin Civic Center too many times to count them because I used to have my Toastmasters meeting there. It is an absolutely beautiful building to visit. When you walk on the top floor and you look at the sun coming...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

We use the library on a regular basis. So far we have a list of 7 pages, each with 3 columns, of books we have read. I highly recommend it.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Great place just to look around, look at the library, or do some activity, or whatever! Just enjoy life at the Civic Center! I recommend going!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

If you have an interest in architecture, in particular Frank Lloyd Wright's design, this is a must stop when you are in the area. The building transforms the area into a mystical space. you get a sense that you are in future but it's in...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Although I visit a couple times a year to pay my taxes it always amazes me with the open air design and the way it is layed out on top of two hills with views of the Marin hills. Sometimes we take buildings for granted...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

This is a historical site, beautifully placed in it's environment. Interior has not been changed. It is just as designed by Wright.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

You may know that the Marin County Civic Center is the largest building architectural superstar Frank Lloyd Wright ever designed (he died before it was built). And you may also know that the building was a location for George Lucas' film THX 1138 (George is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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