The building rehabilitation work includes cleaning and repair of the concrete tower and tower base as well as repair of damaged stucco, window and door rehabilitation, interior finish repair, signage and barriers to meet accessibility guidelines, mechanical, electrical and accessibility upgrades. The San Francisco Art Commission is overseeing the rehabilitation of existing murals. For more information on the Art Commission project click here.
$1.1 million in funding comes from 2004 Lease Revenue Bonds.
Due to the heavy storms, the Coit Tower Refreshment Kiosk meeting scheduled for Thursday, December 11, 2014 has been cancelled. The meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, January 12th, 2015 from 6-8pm … Continue reading
By John Wildermuth Dab of paint by dab of paint, the $1.7 million rehabilitation of Coit Tower is moving closer to its April completion. While much of the major roofing and waterproofing work on the Telegraph Hill landmark is either done or in its final stages, a team of art restoration … Continue reading
Work on Coit Tower continues as we are getting closer to re-opening. Repair to exterior concrete and stucco, restoration of doors and windows and improvements to the buildings electrical system are nearing completion. The image above is of scaffolding at the Lantern Level for repairs to concrete and stucco as … Continue reading
When Coit Tower reopens in April after a six-month face-lift, the Telegraph Hill icon will have a new look and a new operator. After nearly a decade of often rancorous discussions, a nasty 2012 election scrap and plenty of grudging compromises, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Commission is set Thursday … Continue reading
The above image is of the tower getting prepped, by power-washing, for concrete and stucco repair. Color-matching of Historic door and window paint colors is happening along with the Art Commission survey for mural restoration. Modification to internal and external hand-rails is being completed to improve accessibility. Repair to building … Continue reading
Just a reminder, Coit Memorial Tower is officially closed today, November 18th, 2013 for rehabilitation and will remain closed until Spring 2014. Work will be restricted to regular construction hours: Monday – Friday 7:00am – 4:00pm. In the coming week the contractor will be installing a construction fence and setting … Continue reading