Sue Bierman Park
Justin Herman Plaza
The plaza across from the Ferry Building may not be much to look at – Vaillancourt Fountain was built to mirror the ugliness of the...
The skyscrapers of the Embarcadero Center, joined by overhead walkways, form an urban-sprawl mall and have little to recommend them...
Embarcadero Center Cinema
Forget blockbusters – here locals queue up for the latest Almodóvar film and whatever won best foreign film at the Oscars. The snack bar...
A lunch counter for the new millennium, Barbacco's best seats are stools along the open kitchen. Otherwise, seating is at communal...
3 Embarcadero Center · interesting places nearby
Presents jazz – from post-bebop to blues – during festivals and summer-concert series at various venues, often at symphony hall with major luminaries such as Wynton Marsalis. Also hosts free outdoor concerts around town, including Union Square on Thursday evenings in August. A new SF Jazz Center theater opens autumn 2012.