The famous monument dedicated to San Francisco Fireman , Coit Tower was built in 1933. It has 64 metres high and is located in the Telegraph Hill, San Francisco’s neighborhood. The tower was built on the request of the Lillie Hitchcock Coit, who was known for helping the local firemen. After her death she left a third part from her estate for making the city that “she loved” exceptional. As a result of the support that she gave the Coit Tower appeared as a imposant and unique monument dedicated to Lillie Hichcock Coit. The tower was designed by Arthur Brown Jr. and he made it from concrete, using the Art Deco style.
The interior of the tower is designed with a lot of murals that relate California’s life during the Great Depression. To make the tower to look how it looks today, very beautiful and exceptional, there have worked 25 painters and 19 assistants who done the best. The paintings include scenes from the harbor, a look in the department store and many others significant moments. On the top of the tower is the Observation Center that give the opportunity to view the entire city of San Francisco.
The Coit Tower is built o the top of Telegraph Hill that has 87 metres height and is the central point between Financial District and Fisherman’s Wharf opening a 360 degrees view over the city, with the Golden Gate Park, the Pioneer Park, that surrounds the tower, and was meant to protect the nature of the hill from the development. The tower is open daily and there is no charge to visit it. You will be fascinate by its interior beauty and also by the dramatic view that it opens. It can be seen from a long distance and is one of the most popular places to visit in San Francisco, that sometimes serve as a sign for people who lost in the city. This circular building offers a elevator that will take you on the top or you can walk on the stairs and in the same time to admire the murals that give a great ideea about the glorious history of the city.
So take with a lot of energy and be in a good mood because this tower is an magnificent masterpiece that deserves to be seen. It offers a great impression about the history of the city and the spectactacular view that offers the top of the tower will live a wonderful impression on you. You will be astonished due to the original design that you’ll see and the charm that will follow you everywhere.
By Eugenia Cvasov
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