Panorama showing the front of the PUC headquarters in San Francisco. The panorama also shows the Baroque style dome of the San Francisco City Hall. On the front of the CPUC headquarters is a large dias, or shield, representing the Great Shield of the State of California.
California PUC Headquarters - San Francisco visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'California PUC Headquarters' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from California.
The PUC building on Van Ness Avenue is surrounded by elegant architecture which houses governmental offices and municipal institutions. The Opera House and the Symphony Hall are nearby, as are the War Memorial Veterans Building and the Asian Art Museum across Civic Park.
The CPUC website explains its role thus: 'The PUC regulates privately owned telecommunications, electric, natural gas, water, railroad, rail transit, and passenger transportation companies, in addition to authorizing video franchises.'
California Public Utilities Commission
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
Light Rail: Civic Center BART (J, K, L, M, N, S), Market St & Larkin St (F)
Metro: Civic Centre BART (Yellow, Green, Red and Blue lines)
Bus: 5, 6, 7, 19, 71, 71L