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    The City Hall Centennial Celebration

    A civic celebration honoring the 100th anniversary of San Francisco’s City Hall will be held on Friday, June 19, from 6–11pm in Civic Center Plaza. The event coincides with Mayor Ed Lee’s hosting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 83rd Annual Meeting, which will bring 450 Mayors from across the country to San Francisco. Aside from the Mayor-palooza, live entertainment by local artists performing hits from different eras throughout the past century will be featured.

    “This historic centennial celebration provides us with an opportunity to come together as a City to remember how resilient San Franciscans have been through the past 100 years and helps us reflect on what tremendous support we have given one another during times of need, and we continue supporting one another for generations to come,” said Mayor Lee. “I can’t wait to join residents from all over San Francisco and Mayors from across the country to switch on our new lights for City Hall and celebrate our City.”

    Senator Dianne Feinstein added, “Over the past century, City Hall has been the site of great triumphs and tragedies. During my nine years as mayor I saw both. Built after the devastating 1906 earthquake, the building is a symbol of the City’s ability to rise from the ashes, like the mythical phoenix, even stronger than before. It will be a special day to celebrate the centennial as well as San Francisco’s public servants who have been privileged to serve in its halls.”

    The civic celebration will include the unveiling of two new lighting advances for City Hall: a permanent installation of LED fixtures that will light the exterior of City Hall for years to come, and the unveiling of a permanent multi-media projection system. We look forward to seeing what the building will be “wearing” for Pride this year!

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