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When the California Academy of Sciences opens next fall in Golden Gate Park, it won't just be a stunning architectural addition to San Francisco. The $500 million dollar building designed by the Pritzker Prize winner Renzo Piano, will feature a 2.5-acre living roof covered with native plants and aims to be the greenest museum in the world."
—The New York Times
53 Places to Go in 2008
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December 9, 2007
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August, 2007
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Academy on TV


Recent newscasts about the Academy:

  • Progress Report - KGO part 1
  • Rainforest Update - KGO part 2
  • Howard, New Penguin Chick - KGO
  • Living Roof - KTVU
  • Coral Conservation - KNTV

Press Contact


Stephanie Stone

California Academy of Sciences
875 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94103