Coit Tower Tour

(27 murals)

The walls of this iconic tower are covered with murals offering an almost documentary glimpse into life during the Great Depression. Diego Rivera’s influence abounds here, in both the political subject matter and the way the Coit Tower artists focused on common, working class people.

Artists: Maxine Albro, Victor Arnautoff, Jane Berlandina, Ray Bertrand, Ray Boynton, Ralph Chesse, Rinaldo Cuneo, Benjamin Cunningham, Mallette (Harold) Dean, Parker Hall, Edith Hamlin, George Harris, William Hesthal, John Langley Howard, Robert B. Howard, Lucien Labaudt, Gordon Langdon, Jose Moya del Pino, Otis Oldfield, Fred Olmsted, Suzanne Scheuer, Ralph Stackpole, Edward Terada, Frede Vidar, Clifford Wight, Bernard Zakheim.

Open to Public? Yes
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Coit Tower Murals

1 

Coit Tower Introduction

2 

Animal Force/Machine Force

3 

California Industrial Scenes

4 

Railroad & Shipping

5 

The Ironworker

6 

Industries of California

7 

The Library

8 

City Life

9 

California Agriculture

10 

Coit Memorial Insignia

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