San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Conservatory celebrates progress on swanky new home
David Wiegand [SF Chronicle, 23 Mar 05]
A month shy of the halfway point in the 26-month construction of its new Civic Center home, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music started the party early last week with a ceremony to "top out" the new building on Oak Street.
Conservatory President Colin Murdoch, students, faculty members, architects, builders, former Mayor Willie Brown, the all-important money- givers and others were on hand to sign a white-painted steel beam that was raised into place atop the framework of the $80 million project, which will open in fall 2006.
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