California Historical Landmarks in San Francisco
California Historical Landmark 841
Conservatory of Flowers
John F Kennedy Drive
Golden Gate Park
California's first municipal greenhouse was completed in 1879. It was patterned after The Conservatory, Kew Gardens, England. A distinguished example of late Victorian style using early techniques of mass production and assembly of simple glass units. It was a gift to the City of San Francisco by public spirited citizens.
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 841
Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Commission and California Historical Society, November 19, 1970.