CAUTION: Post Storm Damage to Coastal Trail
The Presidio Coastal Trail segment just north of the Pacific Overlook and adjacent to Lincoln Blvd remains CLOSED indefinitely. We have posted signage to alert bicyclists and hikers and with information for safe trail alternatives. More »
Architecture: Mediterranean and Italian Renaissance Revival (1920 - 1940)
The architectural style known as Mediterranean Revival was inspired by the design of Italian Renaissance palaces. By the turn of the twentieth century, prominent architects were designing buildings with the grand but refined look of 16th-century palaces while incorporating the advantages of new building construction technology. With its large, boxy shape; simple stucco exterior; flat roof; and decorative horizontal frieze, Building 35 is an excellent example of the Army Quartermasters' interpretation of Mediterranean Revival.
Did You Know?
A young Jerry Garcia was stationed at the Presidio during his brief service in the U.S. Army. Over the course of his nine-month career, Garcia went AWOL eight times and received two court-martials.