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mini wrote a review Jan 2020
Fremont, California99,175 contributions3,824 helpful votes
I walked through Jackson Square area enjoying seeing the many historic buildings there. Jackson Square is located between Montgomery and Sansome Avenue. Several of the buildings are 19th century. They were built after the 1851 city fire and survived the 1906 earthquake.
Date of experience: January 2020
Rschagrin wrote a review Sep 2019
Delray Beach, Florida9,841 contributions785 helpful votes
Known for the TransAmerica building. It is are to shop for fine furniture and fine art. Just adjacent to the Financial district.
Date of experience: August 2019
Peter H wrote a review May 2018
Fredericksburg, Virginia437 contributions179 helpful votes
A lot of streets come together in this area. There is an old Transamerica building that is now used by the Church of Scientology. It was fist used in 1909 as The Bank of Italy. Giannini continued using it as a bank in 1929. And, in 1949, there was a (first?) Jewish service held here with a plaque commemorating the occasion. Interestingly, the star of David can be seen on several of the fire escapes going up and down the side of the building. It's a very interesting architecture as it is shaped like the very common geometric shape: the triangle. It almost seems like a slice of pie shoved between two blocks.…
Date of experience: May 2018
Enhan wrote a review Sep 2016
330 contributions77 helpful votes
There are simply many more places to visit at the neighbourhood than this square. For example: City Lights!
Date of experience: September 2016
Sara_and_Paul wrote a review Oct 2012
Manchester, United Kingdom344 contributions235 helpful votes
This is a really attractive and interesting part of town. It doesn’t take long to visit – we just walked around the few blocks admiring the architecture in a few minutes. We were walking through Jackson Square on a walking tour of the city and therefore it was well worth the time to stop, however if your time in San Francisco is really limited there are other places I would place higher on the list.…
Date of experience: July 2012