Women's Building

Top choice in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

A renowned and beloved Mission landmark since 1979, the nation's first women-owned-and-operated community center is festooned with one of the neighborhood's most awe-inspiring murals. The Maestrapeace mural was painted in 1994 and depicts hugely influential women, including Nobel Prize–winner Rigoberta Menchú, poet Audre Lorde, artist Georgia O'Keeffe and former US Surgeon General Dr Joycelyn Elders.

The community center has done excellent work with more than 150 women's organizations since it opened.

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