In November, the San Francisco Arts Commission selected three design proposals as finalists for a San Francisco Veterans Memorial, to be located across the street from City Hall. Today, those designs were made public, and they’ll be on display in the Veterans Building main lobby at 401 Van Ness Avenue until June 22. The winner is slated to be formally dedicated on Veterans Day, Nov 11, 2012.

Here are the images of the proposals. Click on each photo to see all of the images from each design and read a description.

Reflecting pool with flag

Wreath of Remembrance

Passage of Remembrance

Am I crazy, or is The Wreath of Remembrance a titch reminiscent of Starfleet Academy, which, as everyone knows, is located in San Francisco, circa 2300.

To read about how long it actually took the city to get on the stick in regard to a veterans memorial, check out the item by John King at the bottom of the Chronicle City Insider today.

  • Rosellen Fenell

    It’s a halo of angles that encircle this great building! I love it!!!
    We have so many hard heavy masses in sculpture it’s nice to see something fresh that give up a visual and audible experience.

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Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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