Embarcadero Center is a commercial complex of five office towers, two hotels, an underground shopping center with more than 125 stores, bars and restaurants, two movie theaters, and fitness center on three levels. There is an outdoor ice skating rink during winter months. Embarcadero Center sits on a 9.8-acre (4.0 ha) site largely bounded by Clay (to the north), Sacramento (to the south), Battery (to the west), and the Embarcadero (to the east), in the financial district of San Francisco.With our custom trip planner, San Francisco attractions like Embarcadero Center can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
Developed by Trammell Crow, David Rockefeller and John Portman, construction began with Tower One in 1971, with the last off-complex extension, Embarcadero West, completed in 1989. The two extension buildings are west of Battery.
The 4.8 million square feet (445,900 m²) complex accommodates offices for 14,000 people along with mixed-use areas accommodating retail, dining, entertainment and cinema functions.
Embarcadero Center Reviews
This Center replaced an old wholesale market and it's been a great re-use. Very harmonious architecture style throughout, office buildings, shopping, hotel, restaurants & the movies, a lot of... more »
John Portman's huge redevelopment project is still a vibrant district near the bay. It has offices, retail stores, restaurants and a theater. Plus the Hyatt hotel is adjacent. more »
I went here to scout some photo locations to shoot various parts of the city from an overpass. There’s various spots to consider that overlook the streets and then there’s also the stairs. If your looking for a quick photo opportunity give this place a try, maybe it’s something for you.
this is a nice downtown shopping center, but not really a very exciting place on the weekend. The main reason you would come here would be to go to the movies. Most of the decent restaurants have either closed or changed out recently.
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