Past Event

The Golden Gate Bridge at 75: What Makes An Icon

Thu, May 24 2012 - 6:00pm

The Golden Gate Bridge at 75: What Makes an Icon

Kevin Starr
, California State Librarian, Emeritus; History Professor, University of Southern California; Author, Golden Gate: The Life and Times of America's Greatest Bridge
John Harper, Historian, Chevron Corporation
Paul Giroux, American Society of Civil Engineers’ Chairman, Golden Gate Bridge 75th anniversary
Brian Hackney, Correspondent, CBS 5 TV’s “Eye on The Bay” - Moderator
Other panelists TBA

Come take an incisive look at the history of the Golden Gate Bridge and how it’s achieved iconic status in both an aesthetic and emotional sense. At 75 years old, the Golden Gate Bridge has many meanings. A unique combination of panelists will discuss its significance to them and, in turn, to the wider community.

Location: SF Club Office
Times: 5:15 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. program
Cost
: $20 standard, $12 members, $7 student (with valid ID)
Also know: Sponsored by Wells Fargo