High-end stores ring Union Square now, but this people-watching plaza was once a hotbed of protest – it's named for pro-Union Civil War...
Frank Lloyd Wright Building
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James Flood Building
This 1904 stone building survived the 1906 earthquake and retains its original character, notwithstanding the Gap downstairs. Upstairs,...
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Dietary constraints are no barrier to tasty, fast French fare here. Quiches and cookies are gluten-free, split pea soup is vegetarian,...
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The high-end New York fashion staple known for inspired window displays and up-to-70%-off sales has hit the West Coast. Barneys showcases emerging designers, plus well-priced, well-fitted sportswear on its Co-op label and its own affordable Green Label, focusing on clean lines with a clean conscience.