San Francisco, CA
The Curran Theater was designed by Alfred Henry Jacobs and was built in 1922. The ceiling of the main lobby is plaster that has been painted to look like wood grain and it has murals by Arthur Matthews. The theater is named after the original owner, Homer Curran, who has written the book for the play Song of Norway.
EverGreene thoroughly investigated the site and restored the interior finishes of the Curran Theatre. Conservators first conducted a historic finishes investigation of the interior decorative elements. After the investigation, conservators began cleaning the murals in the auditorium and restoring decorative elements. EverGreene also restored a large sunburst motif on the ceiling.