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Embarcadero in SF on list of nation’s at-risk historic treasures

San Francisco’s Embarcadero has been named one of America’s at-risk historic treasures — not because of development threats, but the looming dangers posed by earthquakes and sea-level rise. The combination of the 3-mile seawall that forms the downtown shoreline and the piers along it that extend into the bay are on the list of the nation’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places released Wednesday by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
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