Join the Northern California Chapter of DOCOMOMO US to learn about the Mid-Century Modern design and construction of the BART system.
About this Event
After decades of planning, design, and construction, the Bay Area Rapid Transit system (BART) opened to the public in 1972. Join the Northern California Chapter of DOCOMOMO-US on a tour on Saturday, November 17, 2018 to learn about BART's history, Mid-Century Modern design, and unique construction. The tour will visit several BART stations designed by prominent local Modern architects including Ernest Born, SOM, and Tallie Maule. While riding between stations, information on additional system components will be presented, including graphics, industrial design, and public artwork.
Gather in front of Glen Park Bart Station at 10:00am on Saturday, November 17th. The tour will start promptly and last approximately 2 hours, including stops in San Francisco. The tour will officially end at Embarcadero Station around 12pm. The ticket price of $25 includes all BART fare during the tour. A $5.00 discount will be provided for participants wearing PastForward badges.
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