February 24, 2024

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S.F.’s legendary Pier 24 Images to completely close

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Pier 24 Pictures, the broad museum exhibiting the collection of its founder, Andy Pilara, introduced Friday that it will shut when its lease with the Port of San Francisco expires in July, 2025.

In a statement, Pilara explained that the Pilara Foundation, which created out the deserted pier near the Bay Bridge and opened as a tranquil haven for the photographic arts in 2010, will change its focus to corporations in the fields of well being treatment investigate, arts and training. Pilara famous that the closure was precipitated by a very long struggle about a lease extension.

“After struggling for 5 decades to secure a new lease with the San Francisco Port Commission and its best selection to triple our hire certainly informed our decision to close,” Pilara reported in a assertion. “Rather than operating with a drastically bigger yearly spending plan, we feel that money could be much better utilized by regional businesses.”

Port Director Elaine Forbes mentioned in a assertion that the company experienced a “successful partnership with the Pilara Foundation around the yrs,” and that if the basis chooses to let its lease expire, “we will be sorry to see them go and hope they carry on to locate ways to share their exceptional and inspiring selection with the general public.”

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