Coit Tower

Flags at half-staff, City Hall and Coit Tower lit up in honor of 9/11

The City of San Francisco is commemorating the 15th anniversary of Sept.…

 

Fire crews rescued a construction worker near Coit Tower on Thursday, July 7, 2016. (Courtesy SFFD via Twitter)

Crews rescue construction worker who fell near Coit Tower

UPDATE: 9:45 A.M.: Emergency personnel rescued a construction worker who fell 50…

 

In 1933, the New Deal Public Works of Art Project commissioned 21 men and four women — including Edith Hamlin — to paint more than 3,500 square feet of mural on the interior walls of Coit Tower. (Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner)

Hunting for Edith Hamlin

Coit Tower is a portal into the lives of so many colorful…

 

San Francisco's Coit Tower. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Disputed Coit Tower concession stand faces key vote

A band of San Francisco residents are calling on city officials to…

San Francisco's Coit Tower. (S.F. Examiner file photo)
Although some oppose a concession stand at Coit Tower, the Rec and Park Commission voted to allow it Thursday. (Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner)

Food kiosk at Coit Tower one step closer to reality

San Francisco’s iconic Coit Tower is one step closer to opening a…

Although some oppose a concession stand at Coit Tower, the Rec and Park Commission voted to allow it Thursday. (Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner)
Jessica Kwong/the s.f. examinerTerry Grimm

Recreation commission recommends plan for refreshment kiosk on Coit Tower’s westside

The remaining matter of discord surrounding Coit Tower — where to position…

Jessica Kwong/the s.f. examinerTerry Grimm
Jessica Kwong/the s.f. examinerTerry Grimm

Coit Tower vendor proposes new concession kiosk to help with costs

Coit Tower reopened in its restored fashion in May with a new…

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AP file photoSan Francisco residents voted in June 2012 in favor of a measure  to protect the iconic Coit Tower.

Residents in all neighborhoods stand up for SF

In three elections over the last two years, San Franciscans from every…

AP file photoSan Francisco residents voted in June 2012 in favor of a measure  to protect the iconic Coit Tower.
AP file photoSan Francisco residents voted in June 2012 in favor of a measure  to protect the iconic Coit Tower.

Restored, renovated Coit Tower unveiled

Dignitaries gathered and cut the ribbon for Coit Tower to a band's…

AP file photoSan Francisco residents voted in June 2012 in favor of a measure  to protect the iconic Coit Tower.
mike koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoCoit Tower

Date announced for Coit Tower reopening ceremony

A new reopening date for The City's iconic Coit Tower, which is…

mike koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoCoit Tower
mike koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoCoit Tower's extensive renovations will continue through mid-May.

Reopening of Coit Tower pushed back to mid-May

Mural conservators and construction workers behind Coit Tower’s most comprehensive makeover are…

mike koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoCoit Tower's extensive renovations will continue through mid-May.
mike koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoCoit Tower's extensive renovations will continue through mid-May.

Makeover of SF’s Coit Tower nears completion

Anne Rosenthal stood inside yellow caution tape that looped over her cart…

mike koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoCoit Tower's extensive renovations will continue through mid-May.
mike koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoCoit Tower's extensive renovations will continue through mid-May.

Lease for new Coit Tower vendor approved

The city Recreation and Park Commission gave final approval Thursday on a…

mike koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoCoit Tower's extensive renovations will continue through mid-May.
mike koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoCoit Tower's extensive renovations will continue through mid-May.

Recreation and Park Commission to vote on final approval for Coit Tower vendor lease

More than two years after the city Recreation and Park Department first…

mike koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoCoit Tower's extensive renovations will continue through mid-May.

Coit Tower to close for renovations beginning November 18

A “start of construction” sign for the temporary closure of Coit Tower…

Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner file photoCoit Tower will close its doors from November to mid-April for a rehabilitation project intended to make it more water resistant. Restoration work for the tower’s historic murals is expected in the spring.

Coit Tower to close for $1M overhaul

The City’s iconic Coit Tower will only get admired from the outside…

Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner file photoCoit Tower will close its doors from November to mid-April for a rehabilitation project intended to make it more water resistant. Restoration work for the tower’s historic murals is expected in the spring.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerLong-term fixes at Coit Tower were supposed to be repaired starting in January

Renovations at San Francisco’s Coit Tower face delays

Wet weather postponed “emergency” repairs to Coit Tower’s leaky roof throughout the…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerLong-term fixes at Coit Tower were supposed to be repaired starting in January
S.F. Examiner File PhotoEvent limitations at stake: San Francisco voters approved Proposition B to “strictly limit” the number of private parties at Coit Tower and retain more landmark revenue.

Coit Tower events proposal already meets backlash

Like beauty, city policy is in the eye of the beholder. And…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoEvent limitations at stake: San Francisco voters approved Proposition B to “strictly limit” the number of private parties at Coit Tower and retain more landmark revenue.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoRecreation and Park Department General Manager Phil Ginsburg had opposed the measure by claiming that it would unduly restrict the overall parks budget and could even force the closure of some city parks

Impact of Prop. B on Rec and Parks uncertain

Coit Tower advocates won voter backing Tuesday for restoration of the historic…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoRecreation and Park Department General Manager Phil Ginsburg had opposed the measure by claiming that it would unduly restrict the overall parks budget and could even force the closure of some city parks

Coit Tower boosters push ballot initiative to improve landmark

Telegraph Hill community members want The City to do more to preserve…