Justin Herman Plaza

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Justin Herman Plaza information

San Francisco , USA
Market St & the Embarcadero
Getting there
Bart: Embarcadero
Bus: 2, 6, 7, 9, 14, 21, 31, 32
Muni: Embarcadero
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The plaza across from the Ferry Building may not be much to look at – Vaillancourt Fountain was built to mirror the ugliness of the now-gone elevated freeway – but for years Justin Herman has been popular with lunchtime concert-goers, Critical Mass protesters, ice-skaters on the wintertime rink, and internet daters screening their dates from behind the fountain’s wall of water.