San Francisco Hotel Blog - Van Ness Inn

July 15, 2018

Visit Historic Fort Mason

Looking for things to do outside of the norm in San Francisco? Try visiting Fort Mason. Originally serving as an Army base, this sea level structure is now host to Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture. Currently this site houses two dozen non-profit organizations as permanent residents. Originally purchased and owned privately in the mid-1850’s, the United States Government Seized it by order of President Lincoln on the grounds it was needed for the war effort. Initially, it began as ...