The General Harrison

The General Harrison (HM1CDI)

Location: San Francisco, CA 94111 San Francisco County
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N 37° 47.704', W 122° 24.034'

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The remains of the gold rush supply ship, the General Harrison, lie beneath this building. The sidewalk treatment reminds us that Clay Street was once a wharf at the edge of San Francisco Bay with tidal mud flats to the north, and in 1850 ships like the General Harrison were moored alongside and used as storehouses. The sculpture on the building was inspired by the waterline shape, frames and planking of the ship.

The Sidewalk was designed by Topher Delany and the ship sculpture by Curtis Hollenback and Topher Delaney. They were contributed by Club Quarter under the City of San Francisco percent for the art program.
Placed ByClub Quarter
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 5:09am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 552775 N 4183246
Decimal Degrees37.79506667, -122.40056667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 47.704', W 122° 24.034'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 47' 42.24" N, 122° 24' 2.04" W
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Area Code(s)415, 510, 858, 650
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 432 Clay St, San Francisco CA 94111, US
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