AKA: California College of the Arts, Campus, San Francisco, CA

Structure Type: built works - infrastructure - transportation structures - bus terminals

Designers: Leddy Maytum Stacy (LMS) Architects (firm); Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, (SOM), San Francisco, CA (firm); William Leddy (architect); Marsha Maytum (architect); John Ogden Merrill (architect); Nathaniel Alexander Owings (architect); Louis Skidmore Sr. (architect); Richard Stacy (architect)

Dates: constructed 1951

1111 8th Street
San Francisco, CA


The Greyhound Corporation, organized in 1929 and the parent company of the Greyhound Bus Line, commissioned the San Francisco Office of Skidmore Owings and Merrill to design and erect this rectangular, steel-framed bus maintenance space in 1951. It contained 198,000 square feet and had a street frontage on 8th of 40 feet. It occupied a block bounded by 8th, Hooper, Irwin and 7th Streets. The building became the home of the California College of the Arts' graduate programs in 1998.

Building Notes

In 2016, according to the City and County of San Francisco Assessor, the building had a value of $8,942,310, the land, $13,936,958.


The California College of the Arts converted the Greyhound Bus Maintenance Facility into its San Francisco Campus in 1997-1998. Leddy Maytum Stacy (LMS) was the renovation architect.

PCAD id: 20372