Spanning four blocks in the heart of San Francisco's prime commercial district, Embarcadero Center is one of the largest mixed-use complexes in the Western United States. With a unique history, Embarcadero Center offers four million square feet of office and retail space. Embarcadero Center is comprised of four office towers, and three interconnected shopping levels within four towers operated by Boston Properties.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.
Known for its diverse business and entertainment facilities, the Center features a five-screen cinema, more than 100 retail shops, restaurants, and services to meet your every need.
Embarcadero Center is located between San Francisco's Financial and Waterfront Districts, running from Battery to Drumm Streets, in between Sacramento and Clay Streets.
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Embarcadero Center Reviews
From a photography viewpoint, the unique thing about this shopping area is the multi-story tall lotus like structure in the open area in the middle of the building next to the Embarcadero Plaza... more »
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 »
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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