Geneva Car Barn & Powerhouse – Special Commendation

Built in 1901 as the home of San Francisco’s first electric railway, the Geneva Car Barn & Powerhouse is one of the last physical reminders of the system. The adaptive reuse of the building transforms a dilapidated historic landmark into a cultural hub. Throughout the space, the interplay of new and old enlivens the reading of each, creating a revitalized historic building that serves the community once more while honoring its past.

“A modern, clean design married with the ”grit” of the existing building.”

– 2022 Design Awards Jury

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