- City of San Francisco was founded as Yuerba Buena in 1776 under Spain, taken in 1846 by the United States. Historic urbanization depicts the extent at the time of the 1906 earthquake. Population of the City of San Francisco, 723,959 (UN 2000); the urbanized areas of the nine county metropolitan area includes San Francisco County, plus Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano, San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties: population 6,783,700 (US Census, MTC, ABAG, http://bayareacensus.ca.gov/copop, 2000).
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ContributorsPeter C. Bosselmann, Sarah Moos, John Doyle, Jassu Singh, Katie Standke, Corinne Stewart, Briesh Bhata, Deepak Sohane
Urban TransformationsUnderstanding City Design and Form, Peter Bosselmann, 2008