The Letterman Digital Arts Center, located in the Presidio, San Francisco, became the new combined home of Industrial Light and Magic, LucasArts, and Lucasfilm's marketing, online, and licensing units in 2005.Make Letterman Digital and New Media Arts Center a centerpiece of your San Francisco vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our San Francisco trip planning site .
Opening ceremonies were held June 25, 2005. The $350 million, 850,000 square foot (79,000 m²) center is home to 1500 employees, who began moving there in July, 2005. The grounds were designed by landscape architect Lawrence Halprin, who has also restored San Francisco's Ghirardelli Square. The design architect for the buildings was Gensler, and architect of record was HKS, Inc.
The Lobby of Building B is open to the public during regular business hours and contains a gallery of Lucasfilm memorabilia including props and costumes from the Star Wars film series.
The Presidio is a former U.S. Army base. The arts center takes its name from its location on the former site of the army's Letterman Army Hospital, which was named for Dr. Jonathan Letterman, medical director for the Army of the Potomac in the U.S. Civil War.
The building earned a LEED Gold certification. One of the reasons was the building was built from the recycled remains of the building it replaced, the Letterman Army Hospital.
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This is an interesting place...Quite a few Star Wars figures in the lobby and one outside...The lobby is as far as you can go in the building though.. There is a small figure of King Kong on a buildin... more »
Este es un Lugar que ningun Fanatico de Star Wars no puede perderse y para aquellos que no lo son tambien, este instituto fue creado por Lucas Films (Star Wars) Este lugar tiene la unica estatua de Yo... more »This is a place that no Star Wars Fanatic can not be missed and for those who are not also, this institute was created by Lucas Films (Star Wars) This place has the only statue of Yoda in a fountain and in the receipt of the institute many objects of the films so you don't miss anything. This place is in Presidio Park near the Golden gate, you can reach it by car, or bi-cyclical.
A must fly by visit for any lucasfim fan
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