Proposal to build a freeway system connecting the South Bay area and western San Francisco to Golden Gate Bridge, 1958-1964

Proposal to build a freeway system connecting the South Bay area and western San Francisco to Golden Gate Bridge, 1958-1964

Embarcadero Freeway cutting in front of the Ferry Building....

Embarcadero Freeway cutting in front of the Ferry Building....

.... and leading nowhere

.... and leading nowhere

Vernon DeMars plan to enhance the Embarcadero Freeway with a plaza across the road (pre-1989)

Vernon DeMars plan to enhance the Embarcadero Freeway with a plaza across the road (pre-1989)

Destruction of the Embarcadero Freeway after the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake

Destruction of the Embarcadero Freeway after the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake